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Title: National Field Study on Gang Violence, Los Angeles, California, March 13-14, 1991, Parts 1 and 2
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 600
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Washington, DC 20531
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These two volumes present background materials and information related to the panel presentations from a 2-day meeting held in Los Angeles in March 1991 and focusing on the National Field Study on Gang Violence.
Abstract: Speakers included Los Angeles and California State criminal justice officials, school officials, and victim and gang prevention program leaders. The eight panels focused on law enforcement initiatives related to gangs, community policing programs to reduce gang-related crime, judicial and probation responses to juvenile gangs, school-based gang prevention and intervention, issues related to victims of gang violence, Asian-American gangs, community-based programs related to gang prevention, and research on gangs. The materials include statistics on gangs and gang-related violence, journal articles on issues related to gangs, legislation, program descriptions, and reports on materials
Main Term(s): Gang Prevention
Index Term(s): California; Crime control policies; Gangs; School delinquency programs; Victims of gangs; Violence causes
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