Closer Look: GBI Gang Task Force Leader Shares Her Approach To Monitoring & Preventing Gang Activity; Emory University Professor Discusses The Complexity Of Coronavirus

Jaret Usher, GBI prosecutorial liaison and head of the Gang Task Force, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” to discuss how law enforcement is monitoring gang activity, as well as initiatives to prevent at-risk youth from joining gangs.
Jaret Usher, GBI prosecutorial liaison and head of the Gang Task Force, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” to discuss how law enforcement is monitoring gang activity, as well as initiatives to prevent at-risk youth from joining gangs.
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Friday, February 7, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 00:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on an announcement from the Georgia Department of Transportation that new pedestrian crosswalks and traffic signals are coming to Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway.
  • 04:22: And, in other news, on March 24, Georgia will get to test its new voting machines. How ready is the state? WABE reporter Emil Moffatt joins “Closer Look” in studio.
  • 12:17: Since taking office, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has pledged anti-gang measures will be a key part of his administration. Today, “Closer Look” begins a series examining this legislation and how law enforcement is monitoring gang activity, as well as initiatives to prevent at-risk youth from joining gangs. First, a conversation with Jaret Usher, GBI Prosecutorial Liaison and head of the Gang Task Force.
Dr. Carlos del Rio, professor of Medicine and Global Health at Emory University
Dr. Carlos del Rio, professor of Medicine and Global Health at Emory University, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio to discuss the complexity of the new strain of the coronavirus. (Photo credit: LaShawn Hudson)
  • 32:13: Dr. Carlos del Rio, professor of Medicine and Global Health at Emory University, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio to discuss the complexity of the new strain of the coronavirus.