Gang Resistance Education And Training (GREAT) Program
The gang resistance education and training (GREAT) program is a school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curriculum. With prevention as its primary objective, the program is intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence and gang membership.
GREAT lessons focus on providing life skills to students to help them avoid using delinquent behavior and violence to solve problems. The GREAT program offers a continuum of components for students and their families.
GREAT has developed partnerships with nationally recognized organizations, such as the and the . These partnerships encourage positive relationships among the community, parents, schools and law enforcement officers.