published Monday, March 18th, 2013

Bradley County aims to prevent gang activity from spreading more

As Hamilton County steps up its fight against gangs, Bradley County officials worry they'll start migrating there, so they're working to be proactive.

Bradley County's Juvenile Court says while gangs are not a major problem there now, they have seen an increase recently. They're working with local officials and organizations to tackle the problem before it becomes more prevalent.

"Gang manifestations have increased. We've seen juveniles with gang tattoos and we've identified 33 different gangs," Bradley County Juvenile Court Director Terry Gallaher said.

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