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External Agency Resources 

Here you will find useful resources and information about Child Criminal Exploitation.

Lancashire Violence Reduction Network Child Criminal Exploitation – A Toolkit for Professionals – LVRU  – a campaign to prevent young people from being groomed by drug gangs  – a group set up in Lancashire to support young people who have been affected by crime

Home Office toolkit to help practitioners deliver interventions to young people who are involved in, or at risk of involvement in, Serious and Organised Crime. It includes guidance on understanding: the threat in an area, how to identify people at risk of involvement, how to engage effectively with those people, the type of activity that can be effective in diverting them from involvement, exit strategies and support for those people once an intervention comes to an end.


County Lines and Looked After Children publication

A December 2020 research publication regarding criminal exploitation, utilising data from North Wales and Merseyside, has been produced by Crest, a crime and justice consultancy.  Click to view

County Lines exploitation


Exploitation Guide

Appropriate Language Guidance

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