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A Parent's Quick Reference Card—Recognizing and Preventing Gang Involvement


This tool provides a list for parents of 10 warning signs that their child may be involved with a gang, as well as what parents can do to prevent gang involvement.

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Office of Community Oriented Policing Services; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Funding Sources

Department of Justice

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  • Release Date: 10/2005
  • Review Date: 12/2007
  • Recent Summary: 05/2008
  • Original Summary: 11/2005
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Last updated: June 09, 2008.