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Gangs and Gang Crime | National Institute of Justice


Oct 28, 2011 ... Gang members engage in a higher level of serious and violent crime than their non-gang-involved peers. Research about gangs is often ...

Research on Gangs and Gang Violence - National Criminal Justice ...


Research on Gangs and Gang Violence FY14. Eligibility. In general, NIJ is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements.

Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and Programs | Youth.gov


Since the mid-20th century, gang violence in this country has become widespread—all 50 states and the District of Columbia report gang problems, and reports ...

gang research at ASU | School of Criminology & Criminal Justice


gang research at ASU. about Walter B. Miller. Walter Miller's work focused on how relationships and culture impact daily activities. Born in Philadelphia in 1920 , ...

OJJDP Research: Making a Difference for Juveniles


OJJDP s research also tracks the prevalence of juvenile gang activity in the country, the ways in which gangs emerge, and the community factors that work to  ...

Youth Gangs and Violence - OJJDP


Youth gang violence from the 1950's to the 1980's has a curious history. ..... Further research is needed on the impact of migrating gangs on local drug trafficking.

Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative - OJJDP


The Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative section of the OJJDP site provides access to OJJDP research and resources related to youth gangs and the prevention ...

Research Review - National Gang Center


Rather, research shows that individuals who possess certain risk factors have an elevated chance of joining a gang. Gang research has identified several ways ...

gangs, chicago, research not stereotypes,


Site describes various ethnic and racial gangs in U.S. cities and around the world . Focus is on the gangs of Chicago.

Understanding the psychology of gang violence: implications - Gov.uk


Mar 11, 2011 ... What factors maintain gang membership in prison and the community? ... This research suggests that criminality reinforces gang affiliation and ...

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Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and Programs


Youth are at higher risk of joining a gang if they engage in delin- quent behaviors ... ents a compilation of current research on gangs, including data on the state ...

Fighting Gang Violence with Research and Empirical Evidence ...


Jun 9, 2011 ... ORLANDO, Fla, - Frontline practitioners working on gang prevention, intervention and suppression are gathered this week for the National ...

National Gang Crime Research Center


The National Gang Crime Research Center, since 1990 has provided the best information about gangs and gang problems, especially through its journal, the ...