Originally Posted by Glass Shatters
The statistic that you quoted was referring to total knife/sharp object offenses, which was not stabbing deaths as TehBrain clearly singled out and you quoted.
You are right, my apologies. The figure I quoted is indeed irrelvant to TehBrains comment since his was taking into account deaths only while mine was overall knife based crime.
However; this still does not make him right More relevant link, technically a PDF
Which states that homicide involving a knife of sharp object has dropped by 18%. The lowest since 1996.
So yeah; he's technically further from the truth than what I stated.