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Shattered Lives: David LaBahn Talks About Gangs

Listen to Shattered Lives Radio   Earlier in his career in his home state of California, David LaBahn was appointed to TARGET Gang Team at the City of Westminster Police Department and worked with state, local and federal law enforcement in a successful effort to reduce gang violence.  Labahn has since held several roles including a prosecuting trial attorney, consultant, and currently the President and CEO of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, a national association representing elected and deputy or assistant prosecutors, and city attorneys. In his return appearance to Shattered Lives Radio, David LaBahn will be talking about gangs and gang prosecution. The Criminal Resource Manual states: Federal assistance in prosecuting traditionally state-prosecuted crimes is needed in many states where penitentiary sentences result in minimal time served by defendants. This pathetic situation has resulted in an almost total absence of deterrence as a result of criminal sentences. As a consequence, some repeat offenders have no fear of punishment. Gangs exemplify this type of contempt of the criminal system. Another guest for this week’s show, mother and founder of Mothers Against …