Gang Prevention in Santa Rosa

Oct 17, 2013

Gang prevention efforts in Santa Rosa have reduced violence and improved the situation, but it remains an issue that will not go away. Bruce Robinson talks with the new head of the city’s anti-gang program.

Kaahlid Muttaqi

A key piece of the Santa Rosa Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force efforts involves mediation between enemy factions, which can tamp down some conflicts before they erupt into violent confrontations. Kaahlid Muttaqi, the new leader of the program, cites an example of their successful intervention.