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  Criminal Street Gangs
STC Certification Number: 5291-069703
Course Length: 4 hours

This course was designed provide an in-depth gang awareness for Correctional Staff and Probation Officers. This course will include the history, structure, violence, control and politics of criminal street gangs. The students will learn how to identify gang members verse gang associates and the importance of documenting gang members for gang enhancements under P.C. 186.22 will also be discussed. An emphasis will be placed on ideologies, gang member mindsets and officer safety issues when contacting gang members. This is an excellent class to understand why juveniles join gangs and to learn interviewing techniques for mentoring and providing a path for gang members to discontinue the gang lifestyle. 

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