District Attorney, Bill Doupé, and Assistant District Attorney, Tony Howard, meet with state lawmakers to discuss gang violence prevention

Reported by Renetta DuBose of WJBF

“AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A committee of state lawmakers and other leaders spent time in Augusta learning ways to help prevent the rising rate of gangs and youth violence.

This work could help the state curb the draw to kids wanting to affiliate with gangs.

House Resolution 585 created the committee to prevent gang and youth violence. Their goal today was to simply hear how the school district, local groups and organizations as well as DFCS is working already to fix the problem.”

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