I began attending the Boys & Girls Club in the fourth grade and fell in love the day I joined. As young as I was, I began learning things about myself I never knew. I built relationships that I still hold strongly to this day and have bonded with many of the staff members.
"You should know your kids better than we do," is the theme of a gang poster being distributed to businesses around the community by Manteca officers Ranch Johnson and Sgt. Danny Erb. Despite the cutback in officers Sgt. Erb said the department is still doing its best to keep gang activity in Manteca at a minimum. The printing of the posters was made possible through the non-profit Manteca Police Chief's Foundation.