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California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program   

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(a) The California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program shall be administered by the Department of Justice for the purposes of reducing gang, criminal activity, and youth violence to the extent authorized pursuant to this chapter in communities with a high incidence of gang violence, including, but not limited to, the communities of Fresno, Glendale, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Riverside, Santa Ana, Santa Cruz, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Monica, and Venice. The department shall also consider communities that meet any one of the following criteria:

(1) An at-risk youth population, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 13825.4, that is significantly disproportionate to the general youth population of that community.

(2) A juvenile arrest rate that is significantly disproportionate to the general youth population of that community.

(3) Significant juvenile gang problems or a high number of juvenile gang-affiliated acts of violence.

(b) All state and local juvenile detention facilities, including, but not limited to, facilities, juvenile halls, youth ranches, and youth camps of the Department of the Youth Authority, shall also be considered eligible to receive services through community-based organizations or nonprofit agencies that are operating programs funded under this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 842, Sec. 1.)