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Jeff Swicord
June 19, 2012 10:13 PM
Federal law enforcement officials say criminal gangs are on the rise, with more than 33,000 now operating across the country and committing more than 50 percent of all violent crime. But in one community outside Washington, gang activity is down. VOA's Jeff Swicord examines why.

Gang Prevention Programs Target Children at Risk

Jeff Swicord

Published June 19, 2012

Federal law enforcement officials say criminal gangs are on the rise, with more than 33,000 now operating across the country and committing more than 50 percent of all violent crime. But in one community outside Washington, gang activity is down. VOA's Jeff Swicord examines why.