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Gang

An organized group (often rather small) of persons with a common identity. The term is usually used to describe organized crime groups, especially those run by racial and ethnic minorities. As with most organized crime groups, gangs have symbols, rituals and are generally involved in drug trafficking and other illegal activities. Gangs and other organized crime groups pose a significant and persistent problem for law enforcement. See also: RICO.
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The Gang Violence Prevention Unit will coordinate closely with the Suffolk County Police Department to launch an "Educate the Educators" partnership that will provide resources to administrators, counselors, principals and teachers.
The GRYD program trains gang interventionists andAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA provides fun for parks and activities in communities typically at the center of gang activity, said Kaile Shilling, executive director of the Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles, a group that works with various organizations to help end the cycle of gang violence.
A caretaker at one of the schools died after being shot weeks ago, and a stray bullet from gang violence hit a primary school around that time as well, Casey said.
The network website also includes several municipal action guides on topics such as prevention, evaluation, street outreach and reentry services, as well as the network's toolkit on Preventing Gang Violence and Building Communities where Young People Thrive.
He said: "The Big Society has been delivered here and found solutions to the gang violence problem.
As crime, particularly drug use and gang violence, seeps into smaller communities, some townships are implementing procedures to deter its spreading.
The book is at its best in those essays that push the conceptual or topical boundaries of violence history, such as Davies's exploration of women's active participation in gang violence, Arnot's psychological analysis of child murderers and Jackson's examination of women professionals' participation in the regulation of violence.
Just a few years ago, Holy Cross buried six of its children taken by gang violence.
In Brazilian ant colonies where a female has to fight her way to the top, she stays in power through some judicious gang violence, say researchers.
I shed tears every time I hear news of another victim falling to gang violence," he writes.
Some parents and social workers said it was clearly a gang sign, and some accused the choreographer of promoting gang violence, exposing the children to retaliation by gangs and perpetuating negative stereotypes about Southeast Asians.
Addressing Continued Spread of Gang Violence Nationwide, New Program Integrates Diversity Education Into Fight Against Gangs