A knife surrender bin is being unveiled on West Bromwich High Street today for people to voluntarily give up their weapons.
Thousands of weapons have already been collected under the Word 4 Weapons programme.
It was first set up in London and has now expanded to the West Midlands.
Darren Cooper, the leader of Sandwell Council, said:
Yvonne Mosquito, the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands, said: