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Youth Violence

Youth Violence and Gangs Strategy

Our strategy on how to prevent young people in Bristol from getting involved with gang activity and violence.

Street conflict and involvement in gang activity can affect any young person, from any family, in any neighbourhood. Some young people are disproportionately affected by these issues. Many children growing up in the inner city areas of Bristol are at daily risk of experiencing street conflict and issues relating to gangs.

The document below describes the ambition to reduce Serious Youth Violence and Child Criminal Exploitation in Bristol in the coming decade, and how services, projects and communities will work together to achieve this ambition.

Bristol Safer Options Approach to Serious Youth Violence and Child Criminal Exploitation 2020–2030