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  • Where can I find data on juvenile gang activity in the United States?
    Juvenile gang activity statistics can be found in Highlights of the 2012 National Youth Gang Survey,... Read More
    Last Updated: December 28, 2016

  • How prevalent are juvenile gangs in the United States?
    Information and data showing the prevalence of youth gangs are available in the Office of Juvenile J... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2016

  • How can I obtain the Parents' Guide to Gangs?
    You can view the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)-sponsored resource, P... Read More
    Last Updated: September 21, 2015

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  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: 2017 Annual Report, OJJDP, May 2019, NCJ 251681. (30 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Gangs in Schools, OJJDP-Sponsored, March 2019, NCJ 252842. (16 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Reducing Crime Among Youth at Risk for Gang Involvement, NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored, November 2018, NCJ 252627. (37 pages).
    HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Crime File: Drugs - Youth Gangs, NIJ-Sponsored, 1990, NCJ 123674.
    VIDEO  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Tailored Functional Family Therapy Program Shows Promise for Reducing Subsequent Criminal Activity in a Population at High Risk for Joining Gangs, NIJ, November 2018, NCJ 252439. (2 pages).
    HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Reducing Gang Violence: A Randomized Trial of Functional Family Therapy, NIJ-Sponsored, 2018, NCJ 251754. (14 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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