Child Criminal Exploitation & Crime Prevention Educational Videos

Trapped – County Lines

What does it feel like to be Trapped? Children and young people are being criminally exploited by organised crime. This video shows the experience of one lad in Manchester. View the video’s accompanying resources here

Alfie, aged 13, is groomed into thinking he finally belongs to a family after having a tough upbringing. Based in Grimsby, Alfie befriends a group that slowly begin to use him to transport drugs. The story follows Alfie’s journey of criminal exploitation with the aim to raise awareness of the signs, how it can happen and the consequences It can have for all involved. You can download Alfie’s lesson plan here

Control | Real Stories of grooming and exploitation

From the creators of Alfie’s Story, we introduce Control – part one of six – a new series from Not in our community based on real stories of victims of grooming and exploitation. Watch the full series here

Consequences (contains strong language)

A short, hard-hitting film for use with young people aged between 11 and 18 years old – part of the Serious and organised crime toolkit. Download the overview and discussion guide to run interactive sessions.

Dealer by PC 1942 – How Dealers Work

Short film about some aspects of “County Lines” and drug dealers, who use, manipulate and coerce children and other vulnerable people.

Sam – In Too Deep

A short film which highlights the dangers of County Lines drug gangs to young people in Dorset. It is the true story of ‘Sam’ (we have changed his name). He was vulnerable, came from a split family and was being bullied in school.

The Courier | A County Lines Story

A short drama about two kids who get caught up in county lines drug trafficking.

Mock Criminal Trial (1/6) – Case and Plea

Suitable for teaching 11-16s. Teenagers take part in the mock trial. We hear the prosecution’s opening statement and are introduced to the main players. A criminal case is introduced with the teenage barristers, their expert mentors, the judge, jury and courtroom. Warning: Contains some violent scenes.

Breaking The Cycle

Fixers Mohammed Idle and Dante Powell-Farquharson, 22, from Stockwell, London helped to make this film to warn young people about the dangers of London’s gang culture. It’s not your typical anti-gang film. It might even make you laugh. But the message of Breaking the Cycle is still a serious one – and one that Dante and Mohammed want to spread.

Crossing the Line PSHE Toolkit: Sexting – Just Send It

Abi and her friends love to live their lives online; sharing top tips, fashion ideas and fun stories. When her online comments catch the attention of Josh, a boy well known in the school, she is excited. As friendship grows and their like for each other develops, it’s not long before Josh’s friend encourages him to pressurise Abi to send a nude selfie. She’s not keen to do this and seeks the advice of her friends. Mixed opinion and increasing pressure from Josh soon encourage her to change her mind to take the photo. Although Josh intends to delete the photo, his friend Brandon, intercepts the picture and sends it on to others online, which causes much distress for Abi.

Stop And Search: Know Your Rights (England & Wales)

Would you know what to do if you were stopped by the police?

A short video for teenagers and parents explaining how criminals are exploiting children to sell drugs.

Young people from across three boroughs of London came together to produce an educational resource that challenges misconceptions and explodes myths surrounding ‘victimless’ crimes. The Trap was the result. Two powerful films that explore the impact of street drug dealing and knife carrying on individuals and their communities. Their message is loud and clear: There is no such thing as a victimless crime. Everyone gets hurt in the process.

If you’re still struggling with consent just imagine instead of initiating sex you’re making them a cup of tea.