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Kennewick to seek new tax to battle gang activity
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Kennewick To Seek Public Safety Tax to Battle Gang Activity

A new group, Citizens for Safe Communities, is seeking the new sales tax to provide more resources to battle gang and other criminal activity, you will get to vote on it later this year.

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Brian Jackson
Brian Jackson
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Mid Columbia Gang Territory Maps Reveal a Growing Problem

There's a coalition forming in Benton County to lobby for the creation of a special gang prosecutor. They want a new tax to fund the position, which would specialize in prosecuting gang-related crime. Gang crime is getting out of control, they say, and a specialist is needed. That reminds me of an interesting website a friend shared with me a few years ago showing local gang territories. Take a look:

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Police continue stabbing investigation
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Kennewick Police Continue Stabbing Investigation

Authorities say a 20-year-old man is hospitalized with stab wounds after an argument with two juveniles in Kennewick last night.

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News Sales Tax Funded Police to Catch 16 Gang Members in January

A new police unit funded by a special sales tax targets gangs and major crimes in the area. The Pasco Police Street Crimes Unit benefits from the public safety sales tax passed in 2011. The unit has only been operational since January 2013. One sergeant and three officers were hired.

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New Anti Gang Bill Goes Before Public Wednesday

It's being called perhaps the toughest bill introduced yet to combat gang violence in Washington State...

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