However, it was recognised by the VRU that only around half of all violent incidents which occurred were reported to the police as compared with figures from hospital admissions and other research while violence related to organised crime in parts of the city many of those involved having 'graduated' from the local street gangs remained a significant issue. However, profits arising from drugs and other criminal activity is a significant motivator for many gangs. Glasgow's gang wars are well and truly back". T he report also urges politicians and the police to dismiss political correctness and fears of being branded racist to ensure they can tackle the problem of grooming gangs head on. The Peaky Blinders were a criminal gang based in Birmingham, England, in the late 19th century and, to a lesser extent, in the early 20th century. Gang-related organised crime in the United Kingdom is concentrated around the cities of LondonManchester and Liverpool and regionally across the West Midlands regionsouth coast and northern England, according to the Serious Organised Crime Agency. Start your free trial.
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The history of Glasgow gangs can be traced back to the 18th century, although the first media reference to Glasgow gangs was not until the s, with the acknowledgement of the Penny Mobs. As part of the strategy, police are building up intelligence on heroin operations, street crime and protection operations in South Asian communities. However, they discovered that of those convicted, or 84 per cent, were men of Asian origin. Corsican mafia Unione Corse Milieu. Gun crime in south Manchester. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism.