I think my 14 year old son is in a gang in school, what do I do? Bonnie, NYC

Gangs in Schools on the rise

Gangs in schools are on the rise. You are right to be concerned. Catching gang activity early is the best thing you can do. The first thing you should do is contact your school administration and resource officer if your school has a resource officer. Express your concerns to the administration and police officials and the reasons why you think your son is in a gang. Remember, the squeaky wheel gets the oil. This is your sons life at stake.

Being pro-active is the best thing you can do. Gangs are a serious issue. The Reality Check Program DVD opens teens and young adults eyes to what will happen if they keep heading down the wrong path in life.  DO NOT IGNORE THE WARNING SIGNS…purchase the RCP DVD here.

Warning signs for gangs in schools

Here are some warning signs of possible gang activity. These are GENERAL SIGNS

  1. A change in personality and behavior.
  2. Wearing clothing of a specific color, i.e. blue or red, etc.
  3. Drug and alcohol abuse.
  4. A shaved eyebrow or bandana with left or right appendage. A hat worn in a specific way.
  5. Use of a nickname as opposed to their own name.
  6. Hand signs it is a language to communicate with others.
  7. Gang graffiti – Tagging.
  8. Isolating themselves from their usual friends and family.
  9. Hanging out with kids who have a reputation for trouble in the community
  10. Having no respect for authority figures.
  11. Obsessed with the thug life.
  12. Unexplained cash or jewelry.
  13. Tattoo’s – yes at a young age.

Gangs in Schools on the rise

Being pro-active is the best thing you can do. Gangs are a serious issue. The Reality Check Program DVD opens teens and young adults eyes to what will happen if they keep heading down the wrong path in life. DO NOT IGNORE THE WARNING SIGNS…purchase the RCP DVD here.

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Gangs in school