Thames Valley Police are actively targeting knife crime and those who carry knives in the latest phase of Operation Sceptre. As part of this national operation, a knife amnesty bin has been placed into the following police stations for members of the public to safely dispose of knives between the Monday 26 April and Sunday 2 May.

Please make sure that all knives are safely wrapped in tape and newspaper before putting in the bins:


  • Aylesbury,
  • High Wycombe,
  • Milton Keynes.


  • Abingdon,
  • Banbury,
  • Oxford.


  • Loddon Valley,
  • Maidenhead,
  • Newbury,
  • Reading,
  • Slough.

If you have any information about the possession of knives or criminal activity relating to this type of crime, please call 101 or alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Knife Bin