Reported Gang Incidents Continue to Drop in County

Following a trend that began two years ago, the number of reported gang incidents in Montgomery County has continued its decline into the first quarter of 2010.

In the first three months of this year, 54 gang incidents were reported in the County, compared to 92 in the first quarter of 2009 and 58 incidents in the final quarter of 2009.

From a total high of 507 recorded in 2007, the number of reported incidents dropped to 442 in 2008 with an even larger dip to 285 in 2009.

To see the reports from the last few years, go to Special Investigations Division on the Police Department website.

CATEGORIES: Public Safety
POSTED AT: Thursday, July 01, 2010 | 5:00:00 AM |
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