Letos and Det. The presentations lasted four hours and included several components. Arlington works closely with other jurisdictions to develop and implement strategies using a comprehensive, regional approach.
Martinez led a lively gang prevention exercise, and the entire group of presenters participated in a panel discussion, with informal and open dialogue with their El Salvadorian counterparts. The 40 participants asked escotr questions from our task force model to current gang trends.
As was the case in presentations at the FBI Academy, the session was not only educational but also an opportunity for networking and relationship building. Volunteers spoke to the youth about identifying champions in the community, developing leadership, making healthy choices and learning about different resources in Arlington County. This successful event was made possible through the efforts of 40 volunteers who gave their escort and talents to enhance life in the community.
The event has earned the support of dozens of local businesses, elected officials, nonprofit organizations, law enforcement, community springfield and professionals working with at-risk youth.
These tournaments have captured the attention of high need youths in Arlington County, providing a positive activity to break barriers between gang members and the diverse populations. Billy Wilken, referee and community member, Ms.
Sergio Enriquez from W-L and Mr. Kevin Springfisld from Arlington Parks and Recreation for taking an active role in leading the 10th Annual Arlington Gang Prevention soccer tournament and giving our youth an opportunity to improve the quality of life in our County.