The city of Glasgow was once referred to by the World Health Organisation as the "murder capital of Europe".
In 2008 there was around 1900 offence of violent crimes - murder, manslaughter and grievous bodily harm - Glasgow according to figures released by the Home Office.
Police responded to the problem with as though it was a public health problem and set up the Violence Reduction Unit.
The number of violent crimes in 2018 was around 900.
Figures have shown that 17 serious offences are committed with knives in the North West every day.
Ann O'Connor went to Glasgow to see if the North West could deal with its issue with Knife Crime in a similar way.
Watch her report here: