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Slowing Gang Growth In Suburban Maryland

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Glenn Ivey, Prince Georges County state attorney.
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Glenn Ivey, Prince Georges County state attorney.

A federal grant of nearly $3 million will help Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland start a joint gang initiative, which will focus on intervention and prevention efforts at schools.

Schools are where many gangs recruit new members, particularly those of middle school age.

WAMU's Matt Bush spoke with Prince Georges County state's attorney Glenn Ivey about some of the ways the counties are trying to curb the growth of gangs...

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