Addressing the problem of gang involvement is a multi-agency issue. Through the NSCBs Child Exploitation Sub Group a lot of work going on around this area at the moment which will be available here once available.
Partnership working and information sharing is key to safeguarding children and young people at risk of gang-related harm.
Young people are put at risk by gang activity, through participation and also as victims of gang violence.
Further information about gangs for practitioners:
Last updated: 06 March 2019