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SERAPH Board Member Robert Brzenchek Releases National Gang Book

 

Robert Brzenchek a Board Member of SERAPH has a new book release.

His book, The Gang Life: Laugh Now Cry Later – Suppression and Prevention, was recognized as a top nonfiction book by the law enforcement community as a book that would also appeal to reluctant readers. Nationwide gang prevention specialists have called it a “stirring on-the-scenes account,” saying “Action photos and personal narratives make this book stay on readers’ minds long past the final page.”

Features

  • Presents a holistic approach from theory to practice
  • Written to serve as preparation for gang investigation certification

GANGS Grow in Suburban Schools – Parents’ Guide to Gangs

Gangs Suburban Schools SERAPH

Gangs Suburban Schools SERAPH

 

The US Department of Justice has released a report that states the growth of criminal gangs is increasing in all socioeconomic areas of the country. The National Youth Gang Survey Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

 

Key Points

  • There were an estimated 28,100 gangs and 731,000 gang members throughout 3,500 jurisdictions nationwide.
  • The prevalence rate of gang activity increased to 34.5 percent from 32.4 percent in 2008.
  • Larger cities and suburban counties accounted for more than 96 percent of all gang homicides.

 

GANGS GROW IN THE SUBURBS SAYS US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE STUDY. SCHOOLS UNPREPARED.

The US Department of Justice has released a report that states the growth of criminal gangs is increasing in all socioeconomic areas of the country. The National Youth Gang Survey Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Key Points

  • There were an estimated 28,100 gangs and 731,000 gang members throughout 3,500 jurisdictions nationwide.
  • The prevalence rate of gang activity increased to 34.5 percent from 32.4 percent in 2008.
  • Larger cities and suburban counties accounted for more than 96 percent of all gang homicides.

Dale Yeager of SERAPH explains the problem, “School officials have been caught off guard by the rise of gangs in suburban areas.Straight Edge, Juggalos, Crips and Bloods have all been recruiting juveniles in suburban areas of the United States.”

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THE STATE OF SCHOOL SAFETY IN AMERICAN SCHOOLS

SCHOOL SAFETY REPORT PAINTS GRIM PICTURE OF SAFETY IN U.S. SUBURBAN AND RURAL SCHOOLS

A new report entitled “The State of School Safety in American Schools” speaks of sexual assault, violent cliques and violent parents as commonplace in the nation’s schools.

The report was developed by the SERAPH Research team of SERAPH.net a group composed of educators and crime researchers. The team used interviews with 1,520 educators, 925 law enforcement officials and numerous scientific studies to create a detailed assessment of problems facing American schools.

GANGS GROW IN SUBURBAN SCHOOLS

GANGS GROW IN SUBURBAN SCHOOLS

The US Department of Justice has released a report that states the growth of criminal gangs is increasing in all socioeconomic areas of the country.

SERAPH who provides school safety consulting to over 20,000 schools in the U.S. has observed a dramatic increase in gang recruitment in suburban schools.

Ron Holvey, Gang Interdiction Special Consultant for SERAPH explains the problem, “School officials have been caught off guard by the rise of gangs in suburban areas. Straight Edge, Juggalos, Crips and Bloods have all been recruiting juveniles in these areas of the country.”

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Do You Know What a “Juggalo” Is?

She Said, They Said: Ms. Tequila Vs. Juggalo

AMHERST, NY ( WKBW ) They call themselves, “Juggalos”, followers of the music band “The Insane Clown Posse.” While not all are bad, experts say some are downright dangerous.

Juggalos are considered gangs in many states and communities and Police Agencies say members have committed several crimes, “they (Juggalos) have been responsible for a tremendous amount of violence especially against police officers”, says Criminal Analyst Dale Yeager.

Yeager was the keynote speaker at the University at Buffalo’s North Campus Thursday for the 7th annual Safe Schools seminar. He was educating, educators from Local School Districts and members of local Law Enforcement, about the gang and how to prevent them from spreading. It’s a message some say all educators and parents should hear.