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While the criminal justice system has been driving the CIRV, the business community is also involved, lending strategic planning expertise to ensure that the program maintains its success.
dent the eme He said: "It's great seeing many gang members change their lives via CIRV but we know they often need help and encouragement to stay on that path.
CIRV is based on the Ceasefire project in the US city of Boston, which was set up in 1996.
CIRV spread from the east end to the north of Glasgow in 2009.
But the Scottish government stopped funding the pounds 5million CIRV project in April this year and handed responsibility for it to Strathclyde Police.
Bosses at CIRV had hoped to refer youngsters to a partner scheme called Sidekix - an initiative to use football to keep youths away from crime.
A police spokeswoman said: "If this money had been granted, it would have allowed CIRV to refer clients to Sidekix.
But they admitted ongoing funding for CIRV was still being worked out.
We are now looking at sustainable ways of rolling CIRV out to all areas of Glasgow, and indeed other areas of Strathclyde.
The CIRV is due to be fully evaluated in six months at the end of a two-year trial.