Special Feature: Gangs - Response

Publications & Multimedia

A Law Enforcement Official's Guide to the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, March 2017
2015 National Gang Report
National Gang Intelligence Center, February 2017
National Gang Center Outreach Worker Safety Tips
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, September 2016
RISS National Gang Program: Combating Gang Activity Through Secure Communications and Information Sharing
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, September 2015
Gang Member Reentry: Probation and Parole Perspectives
Bureau of Justice Assistance- and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, 2014
Monitoring High-Risk Gang Offenders With GPS Technology: An Evaluation of the California Supervision Program Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2013
Getting Out of Gangs, Staying Out of Gangs: Gang intervention and Desistence Strategies
Bureau of Justice Assistance- and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, January 2013
Police-Probation/Parole Partnerships: Responding to Local Street Gang Problems
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2012
Assessment of the Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative: Final Project Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2012
APPA's C.A.R.E. Model: A Framework for Collaboration, Analysis, Reentry, and Evaluation: A Response to Street Gang Violence
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, June 2012
Street Outreach and the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model
Bureau of Justice Assistance- and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, June 2012
Non-Criminal Consequences of Gang Membership: Impacts on Education and Employment in the Life-Course
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2012
Gang Hot Spots Policing in Chicago: An Evaluation of the Deployment Operations Center Process
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2011
Findings From the Evaluation of OJJDP's Gang Reduction Program
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2010
Responding to Gangs in the School Setting
Bureau of Justice Assistance- and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, November 2010
Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2010
Gang Units in Large Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2007
Bureau of Justice Statistics, October 2010
Guidelines to Gang Reentry (CD-ROM)
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2010

For additional resources on this topic, see the Gang Crime and Juvenile Justice > Gangs sections of our site and conduct a search of the NCJRS Abstracts Database/Virtual Library.

Related Resources

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
BJA's mission is to provide leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development to support local, state, and tribal justice strategies to achieve safer communities.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)
BJA NTTAC serves as a major source of justice-related training and technical assistance information and resources, and offers specialized assistance on matters affecting the criminal justice field.
CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. On CrimeSolutions.gov you will find ratings and reviews of specific programs and practices that focus on a variety of justice topics, including gangs.
Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI): Gangs
This section of the FBI site highlights anti-gang efforts and initiatives, including the National Gang Intelligence Center and Transnational Anti-Gang Task Forces.
National Gang Center
Jointly funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the National Gang Center disseminates information, knowledge, and outcome‐driven practices that engage and empower those in local communities with chronic and emerging gang problems to create comprehensive solutions to prevent gang violence, reduce gang involvement, and suppress gang‐related crime.
National Institute of Corrections (NIC): Gangs (Security Threat Groups)
This section of the NIC site provides access to videos, reports, and other materials that focus on gangs, including gangs in correctional settings.
Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN)
PSN is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun and gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful.
Regional Information Sharing Systems: National Gang Program (RISSGang)
RISSGang is a comprehensive gang resource that offers a criminal intelligence database, a website, and informational resources. Available to authorized law enforcement personnel, the RISSGang database provides access to gang information, including suspects, organizations, weapons, photographs, and graffiti.
U.S. Department of Justice: Organized Crime and Gang Section
The Organized Crime and Gang Section pursues a multi-faceted approach to combating all forms of organized crime targets.

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