SA Police call public meeting to address growing concerns about youth gang violence down south


SA POLICE has organized a meeting to address growing society's concerns about a swarm of crime and insecure parties – where youth gather and jump into the street when closed down – in Adelaide South.

It comes after police chief Grant Stevens last week told Southern Times Messenger that these parties were not "widespread" enough to raise public concern. "I do not want to suggest that there are any trends that show that we have an epidemic of politics and community engagement forum in Port Noarlunga will be held Monday, April 16.

It follows the local residents' concerns about youth violence – where innocent people have been attacked in the streets – after these parties have been closed.

The Forum will be present by the High Police from the region and officers from South Australia Police Licensing Enforcement Bran Ch.

South Coast Local Service Area Chief Insp Matt Nairn said it was important for society to work together to ensure security.

"Other groups, agencies and community representatives are expected to participate as the community works together to ensure best results for everyone in a safe and secure way. constructive way, "said Insp Nairn.

The nineties of Nanette Farrell, whose son was brutally based on a gang on March 30, originally raised the concerns and o rganized its own meeting to find ways to fight violence, but it was postponed last week because of overwhelming interest and need for a larger place.

At presstime the meeting had not been organized.

Her meeting will include representatives of the SA Police, local parliamentarians, aboriginal elders and representatives from local schools.

She said that aboriginal elders needed to educate offenders to get the message across.

"These children and it has been shown over and over again, have no resurrection pect for uniform," said Farrell.

"We must get into different angles and get respect, and it must be from the oldest … I know they are furious."

"Crime is getting worse and worse because (gangs) get bigger and bigger .

"People are afraid to lock themselves in their homes, things get damaged and people get hurt.

"It's about solving the problem of a bunch of drunken young people who have scared the neighborhood – let's change it."

Aboriginal elsewhere by SA CEO Garth Dodd said his members should work with young offenders to "keep the streets safe".

Mr Dodd, who said it was important not to stereotype all aboriginal youth as criminals, had the oldest work together with concerned residents, youth and community leaders.

"We need to get the oldest to talk with these families, ask them what's needed here – how c and they help in any way," says Mr. Dodd. "19659003" There are obviously issues like ( youth) who do not go to school or (their parents or guardians) do not work … we have to think about how we can work together to get these children away from the street.

"It will definitely be a priority … Older people are kept with respect, so they must step in to ask how they can provide support to address these issues."

"Hopefully, therefore, we can turn It's around – not just for the offenders, but for the sake of society. "

The meeting is in Port Noarlunga Arts Center, Gawler St, Port Noarlunga, Monday, April 16, from 30:00 to 21:00.



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