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Posted on: September 14, 2007

[ARCHIVED] Burlington Police Report on Gang Awareness Efforts

Burlington Chief of Police, Mike Williams, along with gang unit officers gave City Council a presentation on gang awareness efforts in Burlington at the September 4 Council meeting.

Among the many topics discussed were:
- Gang Terminology
- Criminal Street Gangs
- Statistics
- Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression
- G.R.E.A.T. and other programs
- Community Crime Abatement Team

Officers spoke on the importance of parental and community involvement in preventing gang activity in the City. Police have gang identification cards available to parents and the public at their station at 267 W. Front Street.

For additional information on gang prevention efforts in your area, contact the Burlington Police Department at 229-3540.

Gang Identification Card - English

Gang Identification Card - English

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