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  NCJ Number: NCJ 142683   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Police Model
  Dataset URL: DATASET 1
  Author(s): K Ehrensaft ; I Spergel
  Corporate Author: University of Chicago
School of Social Service Admin
National Youth Gang Suppression and Intervention Project
United States of America
  Date Published: 1991
  Page Count: 21
  Annotation: The broad functions through which the police address the problem of youth gangs are investigation, intelligence, suppression, community relations, and training.
  Abstract: Investigation involves follow-up inquiry and activity on reported youth gang crimes; intelligence requires the development of background information on gangs and gang members for investigative purposes; suppression involves the targeting of youth gang leaders and other hard-core members for surveillance, arrest, and prosecution; community relations requires the reduction of circumstances under which youth gang crimes are likely to occur through community involvement, social intervention, and opportunity programs; and training and evaluation require specialized instruction in the police resonse to gangs and the evaluation of gang-related programs and activities. The discussion of multiple program strategies addresses planning, investigation, intelligence/investigative files, targeted gang suppression, community mobilization and opportunity provision, administrative leadership, and evaluation.
  Main Term(s): Police juvenile relations ; Juvenile/Youth Gangs
  Index Term(s): Juveniles ; Crime specific countermeasures ; Program implementation ; Police crime-prevention ; Police ; Program design ; Police role in juvenile justice ; Police specialized training
  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: D0009
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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  Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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