ThePittsburghChannel.com - News - Police Chief Talks Teen Gun Violence A string of shootings involving local school-aged kids has left police and politicians searching for answers.Two years mandatory time with a gun. Four years if the gun is fired, mandatory.
Next we need to hold parents accountable for the acts of the kids, so says Chief of Police, Costa.
Parenting is important, very important. But, it isn't going to help to threaten the parent and the kids. I've been engaged in parental advocate work, with some programs from the National Fatherhood groups. In this example (listen to the clip), Costa is barking the wrong tune up the wrong tree.
How can a coordinated attack on the problem occur -- with the community centers too -- when the centers have been closed or are dysfunctional?