Videos on County Lines 

Paul Mckenzie interviews drug dealer who targets the youth to sell their drugs

PEER GROOMING – Are young people being groomed for crime?

Chris Preddie and Paul Mckenzie take to the streets to speak with some young people about their perception on gangs and knife crime. The Interview highlights the challenges young people have ahead of them. These young boys have researched the correct ways to use a knife. Its spiralling out of control, and we as adults must do more now!

Modern Slavery and Grooming- Paul Mckenzie

With one in every 200 children going missing every year, many of these children are victims of Modern Slavery and Grooming isn’t it time we prepare our children to be aware of the signs.

UK TEEN TRAPPERS – Exploring County Lines

v4yavmedia presents A short documentary exploring this growing epidemic called county lines in the UK. We spoke to some people involved in the process, a mother who has a son involved and a young man who is trying to get out and the plug also known as the drug supplier.
Directed By: Jermaine Lawlor x Aaron Smith

Up close with a county line – BBC News

The National Crime Agency says they are seeing increases in the “scale and scope of the threat” from county lines.

How to Spot the Signs of Peer Grooming

Peer Grooming is becoming a real issue now with young people being groomed to sell drugs do crime. We as parents need to be aware of the signs that our children are in danger.

County Lines: The children trafficking drugs – BBC London

The number of gangs sending drugs out of cities has risen rapidly. Gangs use children to traffic drugs using dedicated mobile phones.

Countylines drug runners: an inside account

The National Crime Agency (NCA) revealed that the scale of the county lines trade, in which criminal networks use children to funnel drugs from cities to towns and rural areas, was far greater than previously thought. New figures from the NCA show the trade has grown into a £500m industry.

What is County Lines?

The is the first in a series of films about the drug smuggling business, County Lines. This film explains what County Lines is and how it effects young people across the country.

Britain’s Teenage Drug Runners: Gangs In The Countryside

Gang members are using teenage drug runners to transport and sell crack and heroin in the countryside. Police, youth workers and the government are trying to tackle this problem.

Videos on Cannabis Cultivation in the UK 

Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit goes undercover to reveal the true scale of modern slavery in suburban Britain.

Reporter David Harrison and the investigative team expose the slave masters and the people smugglers and talk to victims about their ordeals.

To learn more:

The Secret Gardeners – ECPAT UK


Al Jazeera Investigative Unit

As human trafficking increases worldwide, the UK is experiencing a surge of modern-day slavery. One of the fastest-growing markets using modern slaves is cannabis farms. In collaboration with the Al Jazeera Investigative Unit, we go undercover to meet the people forced to grow cannabis around the clock. Part 1 of a 3-part series.

The Guardian – Hien: a child trafficked from Vietnam into forced labour in the UK

Hien was 10 when he was smuggled from Vietnam to the UK by someone he knew as his ‘uncle’, and spent three years beaten and abused in a life of domestic servitude, before he was trafficked into work in a cannabis factory. It is estimated that there are 3,000 Vietnamese children in forced labour in such factories – as well as nail bars, brothels and private houses – in the UK. Hien tells his story.


A BBC investigation has found many of the people trafficked into the UK have already spent many months or years travelling before they arrive here.


An investigation into how Vietnamese children trafficked to work in the UK’s cannabis trade are prosecuted as criminals.