Gangs, Guardians, Gitmo

June 2011
Alberta Views;Jun2011, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p62
The article offers information related to crime in Alberta. It says that Statistics Canada revealed that severity of crime in the country declined by 22% between 1999-2010 wherein 35 were gang related out of 110 cases of homicides in Alberta in 2008. Moreover, gangs in Alberta as of 2006 is 54 with seven gang members comprising the provincial prison population. It also mentions that Alberta spent 500 million dollars since 2008 for gang awareness, intervention, prevention, and enforcement.


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