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NCJ Number: 218599 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Gangs Toolkit: Community Policing Solutions to Address Gang Crime
Corporate Author: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 2007
Page Count: 617
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
Washington, DC 20530
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
Document: HTML (Gangs Toolkit Home Page)|HTML (CD-ROM)|PDF (213594)|PDF (211993)|PDF (208971)|PDF (208503)|PDF (206956)|PDF (205110)|PDF (194797)|PDF (194623)|PDF (194028)|PDF (194009)
Type: Reference Material
Format: Informational Packet
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This comprehensive resource package, prepared by the Community-Oriented Policing Services (COPS), provides a plethora of community policing solutions to address youth violence and gang crime.
Abstract: In an attempt to provide guidance to law enforcement agencies in facing the challenges of youth violence and gang crime, the U.S. Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Service (COPS), developed a toolkit. The toolkit or resource package consists of several publications, as well as a resource CD-ROM on gang involvement. Eight of the publications are part of the COPS Problem-Oriented Guides for Police, Problem-Specific Guides Series and cover the areas of gun violence among serious young offenders, juvenile runaways, bomb threats in schools, drug dealing in open-air markets, underage drinking, bullying in schools, graffiti, and disorderly youth in public places. In addition, the publication, Addressing School-Related Crime and Disorder: Lessons from School-Based Problem-Solving Projects and Street Gangs and Interventions: Innovative Problem Solving with Network Analysis, under the COPS Innovations series is included in the resource package. Lastly, a resource CD-ROM is included on solutions for law enforcement to address gang crime.
Main Term(s): Gangs
Index Term(s): Bomb threats; Bullying; Community crime prevention programs; Community policing; Crime in schools; Crime prevention measures; Drug law offenses; Female gangs; Gang involvement in organized crime; Gang member attitudes; Gang Prevention; Gang violence; Police crime-prevention; Problem behavior; Problem-Oriented Policing; Runaways; Violence; Violence prevention; Violent juvenile offenders
Note: This package also includes a CD-ROM. For individual publications see the following NCJ numbers: 194009, 211993, 213912, 205110, 213594, 208971, 208503, 206956, 194623, 194797, 194028
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