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Gang statistics

National Gang Center

The National Gang Center (NGC) supports the Department of Justice anti-gang efforts. Serving those in the fields of juvenile and criminal justice, law enforcement, youth and community organizations, researchers, and others across the nation with responsibilities for addressing gang‐related crime and violence, the NGC provides an array of best‐practice information, training, strategic tools, and expertise to assist those who are working to prevent youth from joining gangs, intervene with those who are gang involved, and suppress criminal and violent street gang activity.

Youth Gangs

Date Published
December 1997
Publication Type
Issue Overview, Instructional Material, Factsheet
Agencies
OJJDP

Gangs

Date Published
April 1994
Publication Type
Research (Applied/Empirical), Report (Study/Research), Literature Review, Issue Overview
Agencies
OJJDP