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APD hosts Parent/Youth Summit

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APD Cpl. Prurince Dice APD Cpl. Prurince Dice

The Albany Police Gang Unit will hold their first parent/youth summit next week to help families prevent troubled teens from getting involved in crime or gangs.     

Gang unit leaders say they get phone calls almost daily from parents wanting help with their children.      

Officers and mentors will help answer questions many parents have about their troubled teens May 3rd at the Civic Center.    

"There may be some signs that the child's behavior has changed.  And so they are asking for assistance before the child actually gets out there and commits some criminal offense," said APD Cpl. Prurince Dice.       

The session for parents next Saturday will be from 10 to noon.  The youth session, for ages 12 to 21,  will be from noon to 4.

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