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Gangs in Virginia:  Resources and Information for Citizens of the Commonwealth

Statewide Resources

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Law Enforcement is an important component in the fight against gangs.  The links below can provide valuable assistance if you notice, or are concerned about gang activity rising in your area:  

Police Departments by City/County

Local Government Offices by City/County

Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

Virginia Office of Public Safety

Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police

Virginia State Police

Virginia Department of Corrections

Mid-Atlantic Region Gang Investigators Network (MARGIN)

Virginia Gang Investigators Association (VGIA)

*These resources are not operated or endorsed by the Office of the Attorney General, and serve only as helpful information for reference purposes.  We are not responsible for their content.

Community Resources are a vital part of keeping Virginia‚Äôs youth safe.  Most parents are not around their children 24 hours a day, and it is important to provide children with activities, which supply them with the care and attention they need, instead of allowing their idleness to become prey for gangs.  The resources below are National and Statewide community resources that may be available in your area.

4H Youth Development

Badges for Baseball

Boys and Girls Club

Boy Scouts of America

Communities in Schools

Department of Health- Youth Violence Prevention

Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.)

Girl Scouts of America

Virginia's Office for Substance Abuse Prevention

I Have a Dream Foundation

Intercept Youth Services

Mentor Youth

Midnight Basketball

National Gang Center

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Virginia Mentoring Partnership

YMCA

Youth Mentoring Connection

*These resources are not operated or endorsed by the Office of the Attorney General, and serve only as helpful information for reference purposes.  We are not responsible for their content.

As always, our Office is here to help: to schedule a gang awareness training session in your area, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..