Tacoma Gang Assessment
In addition to the support of the members of the Tacoma Gang Project Executive and Community Steering Committees, the data in this report was compiled with the help of dedicated employees from the following additional agencies:
Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound Tacoma 360City of Tacoma – GIS Department Tacoma Pierce County Health DepartmentJuvenile Rehabilitation Administration Tacoma Police DepartmentMetropolitan Parks District of Tacoma Tacoma School DistrictPierce County Sheriff’s Office United Way of Pierce County
The City of Tacoma would also like to acknowledge the assistance of Executive Interface, LLC in data collection and for constructing an early draft of the assessment. And finally, sincerest thanks to the Tacoma Gang Project Internal Strategic Team, for their support and assistance throughout the project!
Tacoma Human Rights & Human Services Department – Director Linda Villegas BremerTacoma Human Rights & Human Services Department – Project Coordinator Melissa CordeiroTacoma City Manager’s Office – Management Fellow Gabe EngelandTacoma Police Department – Assistant Chief Bob SheehanTacoma Police Department – Captain Mark LangfordTacoma Police Department – Captain Peter CribbinTacoma Police Department – Lieutenant Bart Hayes
THIS ASSESSMENT FOLLOWS THE REGULATION AND FORMAT OF THE OFFICE OF JUVENILEJUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION (OJJDP) COMPREHENSIVE GANG MODEL WITHTECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL GANG CENTER.