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We Don't Have a Gang Problem

Whitney Iles | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK
Whitney Iles

When childhood trauma goes undetected or untreated, that child may grow up reenacting that trauma over and over again in order to master it. A lot of what we deal with in our day-to-day jobs, is working with young people who are being violent in order to regain some kind of control over their lives and emotions, most doing so unconsciously.

Girls In Gangs Living 'Desperate Lives'

PA | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK

Thousands of girls and young women trapped in gangs are living "desperate lives" where rape is considered normal, a new report has warned. A report...

MP Wants To Channel 'Enterpreneurial Zeal' Of Gang Members

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Politics

Young gang members display "entrepreneurial zeal" in their criminal activities and should be encouraged to start their own businesses, according to th...

The Law and Da Kidz: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Luke Samuel | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Politics
Luke Samuel

Picture a courtroom in South London. A young man is in the witness box. He is casually dressed, expressing trendy disregard for courtroom niceties. All of a sudden, he valiantly demolishes the fourth wall by leaving the box in the middle of his testimony.

East Dulwich Shooting: One Man Killed, Another Injured, In Shooting Near Funeral

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

A man has been shot dead and another has suffered gunshot wounds near to a funeral in East Dulwich. Police were called to the junction of Forest Hi...

East Dulwich Shooting: One Man Killed, Another Injured, In Shooting Near Funeral

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

A man in his twenties has been shot dead in apparently gang-related violence after a funeral in East Dulwich. Police were called to the junction of...

Student Stabbed To Death By Youths Throwing Conkers

PA | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A young man was killed after he remonstrated with a group of youths for throwing conkers at him, police have revealed. Steven ...