Police and City Officials Seek Solution To Gang Problems
City, school and police officials in Arlington and Mansfield have joined forces to fight a growing gang problem. The initiative is called “Our Community, Our Kids” with a goal of identifying students who may be headed into gang membership. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram says social service agencies will be part of the effort, along with “The YMCA” and UT-Arlington. Officials in Arlington and Mansfield say gang activity is a growing problem and many gangs include kids from middle and upper-middle class families.