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Feds: Virginia street gang ran high school prostitution ring

Posted by on March 31, 2012

Five alleged members of a Fairfax, Virginia-based offshoot of the Crips street gang ran a prostitution ring that recruited at least 10 high school girls, according to federal prosecutors and the FBI. Law enforcement officials said some girls participated voluntarily while others were threatened, beaten or cut with a knife when they tried to quit […]

Tips for Managing Gangs in Schools and Communities

Posted by on July 20, 2010

Gang incidents impact school safety differently than non-gang incidents. Two of the biggest differences: Gang incidents are typically higher-risk for rapidly escalating violence and the use of weapons.  I spoke at the California Gang Investigators Association (CGIA) national conference in Anaheim on June 29th.  My topic was on gangs and school emergency preparedness.  The workshops […]