Walter B. Miller
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
810 Seventh Street NW.
Washington, DC 20531
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|National Youth Gang Center |
of its comprehensive, coordinated response to America's gang problem, the Office
of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) funds the National Youth
Gang Center (NYGC). NYGC assists State and local jurisdictions in the collection,
analysis, and exchange of information on gang-related demographics, legislation,
literature, research, and promising program strategies. NYGC coordinates
activities of the OJJDP Gang Consortium, a group of Federal agencies, gang
program representatives, and service providers that works to coordinate gang
information and programs. NYGC also provides training and technical assistance
for OJJDP's Rural Gang, Gang-Free Schools, and Gang-Free Communities Initiatives.
For more information, contact:
| National Youth Gang Center|
P.O. Box 12729
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