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Gang symposium tackles trends

STATELINE —When District Attorney Neil Rombardo asked local law enforcement what would help in dealing with gangs, one thing stood out: education.“They wanted more training. We decided, let’s do it,” Rombardo said. “It’s really a way to train these guys.”Through funding from a grant, the Carson City District Attorney’s office set up its first Northern Nevada Gang Symposium, now in its fifth year.Officers decide what they want to see and what they need in training, and Rombardo then tries to get the speakers to fill those needs. At Wednesday’s symposium at Lake Tahoe, three things took the stage: gang trends, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 15, 2012 03:15AM Published Nov 15, 2012 03:13AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.