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  NCJ Number: NCJ 142665   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Police Technical Assistance Manual
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Dataset URL: DATASET 1
  Author(s): Irving A. Spergel ; Kenneth Ehrensaft
  Date Published: 1992
  Page Count: 67
  Series: OJJDP Youth Gang Series
  Annotation: This police manual presents guidelines for implementing a model devised to intervene and control the youth gang problem.
  Abstract: The manual, which offers a systematic approach to dealing with youth gang crime, addresses several topics: problem assessment and available resources, appropriate steps to take in an emerging gang problem context, suppression of gangs, other strategies and methods to control and prevent youth gang crime, staff selection and training, and evaluation. A mission of suppression and intervention calls for five key strategies: community mobilization, opportunities provision, social intervention, suppression, and organizational change development. Appropriate targets of an antigang program should include gang leaders and core members as well as high- risk gang-prone youth. 1 note, 6 references, and 4 appendixes
  Main Term(s): Juvenile/Youth Gangs ; Police policies and procedures
  Index Term(s): Interagency cooperation ; Juvenile crime control ; Crime prevention training ; Community policing
  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: NYGIC Doc.#D0021
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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  Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: Draft 1/92
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