Senators Rice, Gill and James on Gangland Security

Senator Ronald Rice on the Auto Insurance Bill Signing

NEWARK – In response to the pervasive growth of gang violence in neighborhoods and correctional facilities, key legislators and law enforcement officials joined today in calling for the creation of a State Office of Gangland Security.

Senator Rice on the difference between gangs and traditional criminals. OC – “…terroristic subcultural groups.” Senator Rice on the difference between gangs and traditional criminals. OC – “…terroristic subcultural groups.” (0:28)

Senator Rice on the need to send a clear message to gangs. OC – “…they’re going to have to be addressed.” Senator Rice on the need to send a clear message to gangs. OC – “…they’re going to have to be addressed.” (0:24)

Senator Rice on standing up for lawful citizens. OC – “…turn our backs.” Senator Rice on standing up for lawful citizens. OC – “…turn our backs.” (0:21)

Senator Rice on what he expects from the legislation. OC – “…come to the table on a regular basis.” Senator Rice on what he expects from the legislation. OC – “…come to the table on a regular basis.” (0:43)

Senator Gill on the problems gangs cause in society. OC – “…destabilizes families.” Senator Gill on the problems gangs cause in society. OC – “…destabilizes families.” (0:54)

Senator Gill on gang initiatives currently in place, and potential future solutions. OC – “…to gang membership.” Senator Gill on gang initiatives currently in place, and potential future solutions. OC – “…to gang membership.” (0:55)

Senator Gill on the urgency for a solution to gang violence. OC – “…eventually beat us.” Senator Gill on the urgency for a solution to gang violence. OC – “…eventually beat us.” (0:29)

Senator James on creating a coordinated effort against gang violence. OC – “…address the problem.” Senator James on creating a coordinated effort against gang violence. OC – “…address the problem.” (0:40)

Senator James on the possible reasons why people join gangs. OC – “…in which to live.” Senator James on the possible reasons why people join gangs. OC – “…in which to live.” (0:29)

Senator James on the personal effects of gang violence. OC – “…that we can ill-afford at this time.” Senator James on the personal effects of gang violence. OC – “…that we can ill-afford at this time.” (0:30)