Why is Georgia Spending Millions on a Task Force to Fight Criminal Gangs?
- According to officials gang-related crime is on the rise and violent crime has risen in the past two years though crime overall has trended down since the 1990s.
- Gov. Kemp created a Gang Task Force (GTF) led by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation that has been allocated nearly $3 million since 2019.
- There are 7 federal gang crime task forces in Georgia.
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