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  NCJ Number: NCJ 142667   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Probation: Technical Assistance Manual
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Dataset URL: DATASET 1
  Author(s): Ron Chance
  Corporate Author: University of Chicago
School of Social Service Admin
National Youth Gang Suppression and Intervention Project
United States of America
  Date Published: 1992
  Page Count: 84
  Series: OJJDP Youth Gang Series
  Annotation: This manual provides an overview of how a probation department can implement a promising youth gang suppression and intervention program.
  Abstract: Its intended audience is the chief probation officer and management staff of a probation department. Its target group is youth and young adult gang probationers who are primarily involved in youth gang violence. The probation model presented is predicated on the assumption that a multistrategy approach by probation agencies is necessary to fulfill the dual mission of protecting the community and reforming the youth gang probationer. The manual recognizes that the costs of incarceration are prohibitive and that youth who are jailed will eventually return to their neighborhoods. The model presented encourages probation to adopt a "balanced approach" by conducting community mobilization activities to suppress youth gang probationer crime and providing counseling, educational, and employment opportunities to the gang probationers and their families. The manual is divided into five sections that address program design, service implementation, and other organizational activities necessary to conduct a program of this nature. Appended sample gang member identification criteria, gang-related probation conditions, probation officer safety guidelines, gang intelligence data system forms, probation gang intelligence report, presentence investigation report, intake detention criteria, release of information forms, interagency agreements, and training course descriptions
  Main Term(s): Juvenile/Youth Gangs ; Juvenile probation
  Index Term(s): Juveniles ; Crime specific countermeasures ; Program implementation ; Police ; Program design ; Technical assistance resources ; Juvenile probationers ; Juvenile probation services
  Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Grant Number: 90-JD-CX-K001
  Publication Number: D0022
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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  Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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