Gang crime is becoming pervasive in the community. The amount of crime attributed to gang members is growing, and events like drive-by shootings are becoming more common. The community is demanding that the police and courts get tough on gangs. Parents and the schools argue that getting tough will be effective in disbanding the gangs. In a 1-2 page paper answer the following questions: 1. What are the most common police and system responses to gang activity? What is the least common response? 2. What is considered to be the most effective intervention by law enforcement officials for responding to gangs? 3. Name the most common educational intervention for ganging and tell what impact it has had.

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