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By Madeline Coats
Editor, Mill Creek Beacon 

Everett Police hosts second annual gang awareness event

City continues work to reduce youth, gun, and gang violence

 

September 20, 2019

Beacon photo by Madeline Coats

Officer Anthony Fletcher shared gang awareness information to community members at the event on Sept. 16.

Community members joined Mayor Cassie Franklin and Everett Police for the second annual International Gang Awareness Day symposium on Sept. 16.

Attendees heard from Franklin and members of the department about the city's work to reduce youth, gun and gang violence, and how the community can get involved.

In 2017, Franklin identified the increased youth, gang-related, and firearm-related crimes as a top public safety priority and issued a directive to focus the City's work on prevention and intervention of gang involvement among Everett's youth population.

"To me, it's really important, espe...



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