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NCJ Number: 236609 Find in a Library
Title: Gila County Gang Threat Assessment 2009
Corporate Author: Arizona Criminal Justice Cmssn, Statistical Analysis Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 2011
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Arizona Criminal Justice Cmssn, Statistical Analysis Ctr
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Sale Source: Arizona Criminal Justice Cmssn, Statistical Analysis Ctr
1110 W. Washington Ste 230
Phoenix, AZ 85007
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report from the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission presents the 2009 gang threat assessment for Gila County, AZ.
Abstract: Major findings from this report regarding the level of gang activity in Gila County, AZ in 2009 include: one law enforcement agency in the county reported active gang involvement in its jurisdiction, but that the gangs were not expanding their membership nor their scope of activities; burglary, drug offenses, and homicide were the primary crimes committed by gangs in the county; the agency experiencing gang activity reported low levels of gang involvement in the illegal distribution of drugs; the Aryan Brotherhood, Mexican Mafia/La Eme, and the Skinheads had low levels of involvement in the jurisdiction reporting gang activity; and enforcement, identification of gang members, and GIITEM (Gang Intelligence and Immigration Team Enforcement Mission) were identified as the most effective gang intervention strategies. This report from the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission presents the 2009 gang threat assessment for Gila County, AZ. Law enforcement agencies in the county were surveyed in the spring of 2010 to determine the level of gang activity in their county. The survey is modeled after the National Gang Threat Assessment and contains questions for law enforcement agencies dealing with the presence of gangs within their jurisdictions, the level of gang activity, the involvement of gang members in crime and illegal drug distribution, the extent of cross gang coordination, and law enforcement strategies targeting gang members. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Gangs
Index Term(s): Arizona; Gang involvement in organized crime; Gang Prevention; Gang violence; Hispanic gangs; Motorcycle gangs; Threat assessment
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