Understanding Violence in Your Community | Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs Series
This is the fifth webinar in the “Community Violence Intervention—Addressing Gangs” series and was held on October 28, 2021. It focuses on the need for conducting a comprehensive and systematic community gang assessment to determine the nature and scope of what is driving the violence in a community. In communities where gangs are perceived as the drivers of violence, an in-depth analysis will determine if this is accurate and ultimately guide the selection of appropriate gang prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies. As a result of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Articulate why a community gang assessment should be conducted
- Explain the process for conducting a community gang assessment
- Identify how a community gang assessment drives strategy
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