Criminal Exploitation: County Lines

Session: 180 minutes


This 180 minute face-to-face workshop seeks to educate professionals about how gangs work and how gang culture influences and adversely affects young people. 


  • To identify what gangs are and how they differ from peer groups

  • Examine how gangs are organised, how they make money and how they recruit

  • To raise awareness about the impact of gang dynamics within the school setting, emphasising how gang promotion is often earnt through violence and drug dealing

  • To demonstrate how gangs and gang members 'brand' themselves both online and off-line, exploring 'rap-trap' videos and the growing concerns relating to 'county lines' drug dealing