The long-anticipated answer has finally arrived, and now it is official: Tacoma has a gang problem.
It seems obvious at this point that the Tacoma City Council’s decision to spend $50,000 on a study to determine the extent of the gang problem was a bad idea. At best it was a well-intentioned exercise in redundancy. Let’s look at some of the results:
- Gangs infest more than half the city
- Gangsters sell drugs and use guns for violent crime
- Youths are recruited into gangs in middle school
If the authors of the full 316-page report, Missouri-based Executive Interface, LLC, …