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County Lines Spot the Signs

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What is County Lines?

A term to describe Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) involved in the supply of illegal drugs. Typically this is from large cities into smaller communities, such as towns and villages.

What is cuckooing?

A vulnerable persons home, often a person with drug dependency, is taken over and used as a place to sell drugs from.

Spot the Signs

Frequent or high numbers of visitors coming and going
from the property

Signs of drug paraphernalia near to the property

Other people seen inside the property who don’t
normally live there and appear out of place

More taxis and cars than usual pulling up at
the property for a short period of time

The vulnerable tenant is rarely seen and
disengages from support services

Increase in anti-social behaviour around the property

#Speak Up #Stay Safe

Any information can be passed anonymously to CrimeStoppers 0800 555 111

Call - 101 non-emergency in an emergency always call 999

Email - N.DivisionOrganisedCrimeUnit@Derbyshire.PNN.Police.UK

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Matthew Rodda (Police - county lines, Police Constable, North Division)

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