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Andell, Paul and Pitts, John . (2017) Preventing the violent and sexual victimisation of vulnerable gang-involved and gang-affected children and young people in Ipswich. Suffolk: University of Suffolk. 70 p.

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The response to gangs and county lines in Suffolk before 2017 p.4
The research brief and definitions p.8
The research methodology p.9
The emergence of gangs and gang violence in Ipswich p.10
Ends, gang conflict and social media p.14
Girls, young women and gangs in Ipswich p.15
The evolution of local drug markets p.17
Gangs and drug markets in Ipswich today p.19
Accommodating ‘looked after’ young people p.23
A view from the street p.24
Developing a strategy: p.30
Conclusions and way forward: p.54

References p.58
Appendix I: Drug treatment and arrest data p.62
Appendix II: Demand reduction for heroin p.67
Appendix III: Key features of gang desistance programmes p.68
Appendix IV: Network analysis p.70


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Crime prevention
Date:2017
Pages:70 p.
Publisher:University of Suffolk
Place of Publication:Suffolk
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Subjects:L Social psychology and related concepts > Interpersonal interaction and group dynamics > Social support
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence
MM-MO Crime and law > Organised crime
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Crime against persons (assault / abuse / intimidation)
MM-MO Crime and law > Criminality > Youth (juvenile) offending
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime prevention
T Demographic characteristics > Child
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > England

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