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  NCJ Number: NCJ 226643     Find in a Library
  Title: Solutions to Address Gang Crime: A Resource CD-ROM for Law Enforcement
  Document URL: HTML 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Date Published: 2009
  Page Count: 0
  Annotation: This CD-ROM provides a comprehensive resource of information produced as a toolkit for law enforcement in addressing the issue of gang crime.
  Abstract: Divided into six specific areas on solutions and strategies in addressing gang crime: COPS Toolkit for Addressing Specific Gang Problems; Criminal Behavior of Gangs; Gang Activity in Specific Populations; Law Enforcement Responses to Addressing Gang Activity; Related Resources; and Statistics and Research on Gangs. This CD-ROM offers comprehensive resources in the context of publications (both full text, in various file formats, and abstracts) published for agencies and organizations seeking a "one-stop" shop in gang resource information. Examples of publication resources presented within the COPS Toolkit for Addressing Specific Gang Problems section include: Benefits and Consequences of Police Crackdowns, Addressing School-Related Crime and Disorder, Cruising, Drug Dealing in Open-Air Markets, Gang Reference Card for Parents, Juvenile Runaways, and Witness Intimidation. Examples within the Criminal Behavior of Gangs includes: Drive-By Shootings; Violence by Gang Members, 1993-2003; Youth Gang Drug Trafficking; and Alcohol and Violence in the Lives of Gang Members. Examples focusing on the Gang Activity in Specific Populations include: females, rural and urban communities, Vietnamese, and schools. Examples within the Statistics and Research on Gangs include: 2005 National Gang Threat Assessment; Gang Structures, Crime Patterns and Police Responses; Highlights of the 2004 National Youth Gang Survey; and National Gang Crime Research Center. In addition, these more than 100 publication resources are indexed under the U.S. Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program, alphabetically and by subject, providing information on title, funding organization, subject, file format (PDF, TXT, and HTML), and abstract. Indexes
  Main Term(s): Gangs
  Index Term(s): Crime Statistics ; Violent crime statistics ; Publications lists ; Reference materials ; Crime prevention measures ; Crime in schools ; Police crime-prevention ; Violence prevention ; Gang Prevention ; Gang member attitudes ; Gang violence
  Sale Source: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
US Dept of Justice
Two Constitutional Square
145 N Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20530
United States of America
  Type: Reference Material
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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