Thinking about crime... What connects these three people?

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Thinking about crime... What
connects these three people?
Write down your answer in your books. We will revisit
these at the end of the lesson
The Heroin Trail
Lesson aims:
To know lots of people are involved with the Heroin Trail
To understand that crime is an international problem
To apply your knowledge to decide which country is to blame
The Heroin Trail
Watch the following video clip and
write down the answers to the
following two questions...
Which country does Heroin come from?
What plant does Heroin come from?
The Heroin Trail
• Many people are involved in smuggling
Heroin into the UK. This is known as
the Heroin trail...
Is the trade in Heroin a
‘victimless’ crime?
Look again at source A
In your
pairsnext
discuss
whether
With the
person
to you
identify...
you agree or disagree with this
statement...
1. Which two people
make the most money from the
Heroin Trail?
dealing
is aworst
crime
2. Which“Drug
two people
are the
offwith
in the Heroin
Trail? buy drugs
no victims- people
3. Which two
people they
are risking
because
want the
to!”most on the
Heroin Trail?
DRUG DEALING IS NOT A
VICTIMLESS CRIME
• This is Jane, she is a
young girl who is
addicted to drugs
• She has to steal from
shops to get enough
money to buy Heroin
• She lost contact with
her family years ago
DRUG DEALING IS NOT A
VICTIMLESS CRIME
• This is Private Jane Doe
• She is a soldier in the
British Army, serving in
Afghanistan
• She is risking her life to
prevent drugs from
reaching the streets of
Britain
DRUG DEALING IS NOT A
VICTIMLESS CRIME
• This is Hamid, a poppy
farmer
• He is forced to grow
poppies by the Taliban
• If he stops producing
poppies he will be
punished or even killed
DRUGS PAY FOR TERRORISM
• The Taliban make
their money from
drugs
• They use this
money to buy
weapons, train
their fighters and
support terrorism
Homework
Design and draw a poster highlighting the
victims of the trade in Heroin and the
places. This poster should aim to
persuade people to avoid buying drugs by
showing them where their money goes
Thinking about crime... What
connects these three people?
So, what connects these three people. How close were
you before?

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