SOlution to stop gang violence

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This same important idea about gang crimes is brought out in my first library article. This article, entitled "FEDS JOIN WAR ON GANGS" from the "Daily News of Los Angeles" on December17,2002 and written by Mariel Garza brings out the key point that the city of Los Angeles has joined federal crime fighters in a joint antigang push that is bringing in forty additional federal agents in the war on gangs. However, Garza goes on to show that their first joint crackdown will focus on South Central Los Angeles, and they intend to target illegal guns and gang kingpins. She further shows that the joint effort will include some cooperation with the LAPD officers and the special agents. Their cooperation will be very significant on beating down the rise of gang violence that are responsible for more than six-hundred homicides this year so far. My feelings about the points he raises are that the cooperation between the officers and the special agents should be successful in eliminating the turf that belongs to the gangs.

I agree with the idea that the city of Los Angeles is bringing in some forty special agents because of the fact that these special agents have a pretty good idea on how to crackdown on gangs. Yet I disagree on the notion that the officers in that area have not received training on how to crackdown gang crimes.

Another Important idea that was brought out in my second article is how an operator of a Hamilton gang intervention program from Albany, New York has received some aid from The United Way. This article entitled "Gang Intervention Gets Aid" on May 23, 2002 from the Times Union and written by Mary Cermak brings out the key point that the "Hamilton Hill program received a...