The Gang Reduction and Intervention Partnership (GRIP) mission is to work with fourth through eighth grade students identified as at-risk and their families by:

  • Implementing research-based coordinated targeted gang prevention, intervention, and suppression activities.
  • Creating safe and drug-free schools.
  • Removing barriers to learning.
  • Promoting pro-social leadership skills.
  • Providing  parents with effective skills, tools, and support that will promote healthy childhood development and minimize gang influences on their children.
  • Train teachers and school support staff to identify gang behavior and students at-risk of adopting the gang life style.