Gang Awareness
Gang Awareness

Learn how to recognize gang activity and prevent gang involvement among youth.
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Contact Us

address: Attorney General of Florida
The Capitol, PL-01
Tallahassee, FL 32399
phone: (850) 414-3300
website: www.myfloridalegal.com
online: Contact Form
news: Weekly Newsletter

Gang Statistics
  • Approximate # of gangs in this region: 144
  • Approximate # of gang members, associates, and suspects in this region: 5,744
  • Percentage of Law Enforcement Agencies reporting: 91%
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Region 6 Gang Reduction Task Force

Role Name Agency Contact
Chair Sheriff Brad Steube Manatee County Sheriff's Office (941) 747-3011
Co-Chair Sheriff Mike Scott Lee County Sheriff's Office (239) 477-1000
Co-Chair - -
Co-Chair - - -

Included Counties:
Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Sarasota

Mission:
Mobilize the Region to coordinate, develop, and implement well-informed community-based interventions that will combat gang problems at the local, regional, and state levels.

The intent of the Gang Reduction Task Forces is to bring together the many partners in the community who focus on the issues of gang activity and their related consequences. This is an opportunity for everyone to get informed, share information, build relationships, and strengthen already existing partnerships.