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Fighting Gang Crime In Virginia

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By Sandy Hausman

Virginia's governor, Bob McDonnell, warns that street gangs threaten the safety of Virginians across the Commonwealth. Late last year, he formed a new committee to help state and local law enforcement officials get a grip on gang crime. Currently, most of the millions spent to fight gang crime go to enforcement, but it's unclear how effective Virginia's anti-gang laws is are.

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