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Gang Violence Suppression Program   

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(a) An individual is subject to gang violence prosecution efforts if he or she is under arrest for the commission or the attempted commission of any gang-related violent crime where the individual is (1) a known member of a gang, and (2) has exhibited a prior criminal background.

(b) For purposes of this chapter, "gang-related" means that the suspect or victim of the crime is a known member of a gang.

(c) For purposes of this chapter, gang violence prosecution includes both criminal prosecutions and proceedings in Juvenile Court in which a petition is filed pursuant to Section 602 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 43, Sec. 70.)