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Gangs An urban ethnology of Latino street gangs in Los Angeles and Ventura counties National Youth Gang Center The purpose of the NYGC is to expand and maintain the body of critical knowledge about youth gangs and effective responses to them.
Understanding Youth Gangs This introductory paper sets the scene for understanding the complexity of gangs in Australia. It provides us with a framework of what gangs are, what sorts of behaviour they engage in, how they are structured, how they change over time, and how they form and disappear Gangs Links and downloadable files from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A Community Comparison of "Youth Gang" Prevention Strategies Gangs are a fact of life in today's American cities. Much attention already has been paid to gangs in large cities, but we are beginning to realize that many smaller cities also confront serious gang problems School Strategies to Deal with Gangs This paper summarises school based anti gang strategies and programs that might be adopted in Australia
The Coroner's Report Information and resources on gang intervention and prevention by Steve Nawojczyk Suburban Gang Update New information from Dan Korem author of Suburban Gangs: The Affluent Rebels
Gang Youth, Art and Soul An interview with Luis Rodriguez from the January, 1997 issue of M.E.N. magazine Gang Resistance Education and Training A national evaluation of the G.R.E.A.T. program, a school-based gang prevention strategy taught to middle school students
Gangs and At-Risk Kids A collection of information and statistics Why Do Kids Join Criminal Street Gangs? Basic information about gangs
Prosecuting Gangs: A National Assessment Results of a study that examined prosecutors' perceptions of gang-related crime, local definitions of gangs, criminal statutes used against street gangs, Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Acts, and problems dealing with gang cases National Alliance of Gang Investigators Associations A unique alliance of criminal justice professionals dedicated to the promotion and coordination of national anti-gang strategies. The NAGIA also advocates the standardization of anti-gang training, establishment of uniform gang definitions, assistance for communities with emerging gang problems, and input to policymakers and program administrators
National Gang Threat Assessment, 2005 It is anticipated that this document will help Federal, State, and local policymakers and law enforcement agency administrators grasp the severity and scope of the gang problem and assist them in formulating policy and allocating resources Streetgangs.com The purpose of this page is to share some of the information acquired by research and through observations.
The Youth Gangs, Drugs, and Violence Connection The authors make critical distinctions between drug gangs and street gangs that further enhance our understanding of the gang phenomenon, as does their exploration of the connections between youth gangs and adult criminal organizations and the role of firearms in gang violence Preventing Street Gang Violence What is the connection between street gangs and violence? Who is at greatest risk? What role might family physicians and parents play in preventing gang violence?
Police and Community Responses to Youth Gangs Although there are no national data on youth gangs in Australia there is a perception that youth gangs are an emerging problem. This paper draws largely on overseas attempts to deal with gang related activity and the extent to which they have been successful. The most successful interventions have some combination of coercive and developmental measures The Social Outcomes of Street Gang Involvement Results from a study designed to address the link between early, adolescent exposure to corporate gang activity, and later criminal justice, economic, and social outcomes. The research study incorporates a multi-methodological, longitudinal framework in order to compare the social and behavioral outcomes of young people with active gang involvement and their non-gang affiliated counterparts.
Highlights of the 2002 National Youth Gang Survey Reports findings from the 2002 National Youth Gang Survey, the eighth annual survey conducted by the National Youth Gang Center Youth Gang: A Bibliography References regarding a wide variety of gang related topics

Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America by Geoffrey Canada
Suburban Gangs: The Affluent Rebels by Dan Korem
Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis Rodriguez


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