Gangs & County Lines
We met criminologist and urban youth specialist Craig Pinkney from University College Birmingham to talk about serious youth violence, from knife-crime to gangs. Watch the videos below, and you can also download the Advice to Parents and Carers leaflet for more information.
We also spoke to County Lines expert Peter Wilson, recently retired from the Metropolitan Police Trident Command, where he worked to combat child criminal exploitation (CCE) and the grooming of young people into drug gangs. He told us that all young people of all ages are at risk, but you can make a difference by understanding the issues: