Delaware - Gang Prevention: Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to adopt gang prevention policies or requires districts to implement stand-alone gang prevention strategies or approaches (e.g., gang detection training, gang prevention education).

Delaware Code 14-4164 School bullying awareness and prevention; criminal youth gang detection.

(a)  School bullying prevention and criminal youth gang detection training program. -- The Department of Justice and the Department of Education, in collaboration with law-enforcement agencies, the Delaware State Education Association, the Delaware School Boards Association, and the Delaware Association of School Administrators, shall identify and maintain a school bullying prevention and criminal youth gang detection training program for school district and charter school employees.

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