Gang Resistance Education and Training Program - G.R.E.A.T.

Gang Resistance Education and Training Program - G.R.E.A.T.
This image details facts about ATF’s Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program. It outlines the number of instructors, participating schools, participants, and graduating classes G.R.E.A.T. had in 2015, as well as the number of instructors, participating agencies, and total graduating participants the program has had since its inception in 1991.

Gang Resistance Education and Training Program (G.R.E.A.T.)

Established in 1991

The G.R.E.A.T. program is a gang and delinquency prevention program provided to middle and elementary school students by ATF and the program is sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).  It is taught by local law enforcement and specially trained ATF agents.

Programs

  • Elementary School G.R.E.A.T. Program
  • Middle School G.R.E.A.T. Program
  • G.R.E.A.T. Summer Component
  • G.R.E.A.T. Families Training
  • G.R.E.A.T. Officer Training

Regions and Training Sites

  • Southeast - Miami-Dade School Police Department
  • Midwest Atlantic - La Crosse, Wisconsin  Police Department
  • Western - Portland, Oregon Police Department
  • Southwest - Phoeniz, Arizona Police Department

2015

  • 1,076 Instructors
  • 5,762 Participating Schools
  • 251,449 Participants
  • 21,449 Graduating Classes

Since 1991

  • 14, 201 Instructors
  • 2,774 Participating Agencies
  • 7,000,000 + Graduating Participants

Published by ATF on April 26, 2016

 

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Last Reviewed September 22, 2016