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Youth Gang Programs and Strategies

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Youth Gang Programs and Strategies

Summary

NCJ 171154


James C. Howell
National Youth Gang Center
Institute for Intergovernmental Research

John J. Wilson, Acting Administrator
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

August 2000


U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

810 Seventh Street NW.
Washington, DC 20531

Janet Reno
Attorney General

Daniel Marcus
Acting Associate Attorney General

Mary Lou Leary
Acting Assistant Attorney General

John J. Wilson
Acting Administrator
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This document was prepared under cooperative agreement number 95–JD–MU–K001 from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice.

Points of view or opinions expressed in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of OJJDP or the U.S. Department of Justice.

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