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Gang prevention



In the Tampa and Hillsborough County, law enforcement has a two-pronged approach to gangs: enforcement and education. Enforcement is conduct by Gang Suppression Units that execute regular attacks on gang activity throughout the Tampa Bay area. Recently law enforcement launched its education
component on the war against gangs with a state of the art, interactive, English and Spanish Web site that targets children 10-16 years old. The goal of is to reach children before the gangs do.

Check out this Web site, and then come to the NIE Blogging Zone to tell us your thoughts. Did you learn anything? Was the Web site effective for you? Did you recommend it to friends and family?

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 12:55pm]


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