I think they should give these kids a skate park - they need something constructive, instead of destructive to do with their time. Their should be stipulations and rules made:
for example: if you are caught with alcohol or drugs you are banned from the park; their should be adult supervision - perhaps some of the parents wanting this park could volunteer to help, and the police should make their presence known often.
The down side to it is it doesn't matter how much good you try to do, there will always be the hoods and thugs who will try to mess it up for those who are doing good.
Your child can be on streets with the gangs or they can be enjoying themselves doing what they like. The community has a choice to make.
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