Gang activity and crime can filter into our schools and negatively affect a student’s quality of education. Therefore, it is important for SROs and school personnel to be able to identify students in school who may be members of a gang. Items to be discussed will include gang member “colors”, certain types of clothing, tattoos, brands, logos and other identifying marks on their bodies. Hairstyles and communication through the use of hand signals and graffiti on walls, streets, school work, and school property are also identified. This course will also address the current gang trends and help participants recognize characteristics of gang activity and crime.
• This class is 6 hours.
• Class hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
• This class is available at no charge.