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Federal Way to address gangs, youth crime

Post by Steve Maynard / The News Tribune on Feb. 1, 2010 at 12:44 pm with No Comments »
February 1, 2010 2:59 pm

Federal Way will have a community meeting Feb. 10 to discuss gang and youth crime and how to prevent it.

Representatives from Federal Way police, churches, schools and community agencies are expected to take part.

The city-sponsored meeting will be from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 33325 Eighth Ave. S.

The program will include an overview of gang and youth crime in Federal Way and creation of a community action plan to address the issue. Topics will include: why gang activity occurs, how to recognize it, how to prevent it, how to report it, and what local resources are available to support youths and families.

For more information, contact Teniel Sabin, the city’s Hispanic community liaison, at 253-835-2613 or teniel.sabin@cityoffederalway.com.

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