Marietta is again scheduling a discussion on gang activity in the city and in Cobb County. Be sure to check out the presentation in the middle of June.
(Marietta, Ga. ? May 23, 2006) Community leaders and residents are invited to a presentation about the growing problem of gangs in Cobb County.
Co-sponsored by the Cobb Neighborhood Safety Commission, Cobb County Department of Public Safety, CAGE Unit, NSC and East Cobb Civic Association, the gang awareness public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta.
?Gangs are a growing issue both across the country and in our community. In today?s society our children are adversely influenced by a host of issues that were not prevalent 20 years ago and are difficult to deal with. Gang influence is one of those issues we must be aware of and take action to prevent,? said G.M. Lloyd, Cobb County Department of Public Safety director.
Topics to be covered during the presentation include steps being taken by law enforcement and schools to help reduce gang criminal activity and how businesses and individual citizens can help. A panel discussion and question and answer session will follow the presentation. The Cobb County CAGE Unit, Cobb Underage Drinking Taskforce, C.E.R.T. and NSC will all be present.
For more information contact JoAnn Birrell at (404) 394-9601.