The Reality of Gangs: Gang Prevention **SSP

Event Description


The Reality of Gangs: Gang Prevention **SSP


Advanced Middle/High School Academy


April 24, 2014


08:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Training Fee


Coupon Code

*This training is free for ONLY Officers, Administrators and Teachers from schools funded by the Arizona School Safety Program.  For School Safety Program funded schools, please enter Coupon Code: FY14SSP.  All others interested in attending are required to pay the Training Fee.  For questions, please contact [email protected] or 602-340-7366.


Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Diana Strouth

Eric Williams


Overview: Did you know there are over 2000 documented gangs in Arizona? During this training, participants will explore strategies for preventing gang activity in schools.  They will learn interactive strategies that will allow youth to take a look at gang life and educate them on the legal consequences of gang activity.
* Detective Hill from the State Gang Task Force will facilitate an hour session at this training to update participants on the current gang trends in Arizona as they relate to youth. Participants will then participate in a lesson utilizing Detective Hill’s information that they can implement with the parents and staff from their community to help raise awareness.
Training Objectives:
§         Learn prevention strategies for gang activity
§         Learn laws associated with gang activity and crimes
§         Recognize youth in gangs
Campus Issues Addressed:
§      Lack of understanding legal consequences
§      Lack of respect for authority
§      Lack of understanding rights and responsibilities
§      Weapons on campus