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OJJDP Fact Sheet Highlights Findings From 2011 National Youth Gang Survey

September 3, 2013

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The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published "Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey." This fact sheet presents findings from the National Gang Center's National Youth Gang Survey, which collects data from a large, representative sample of local law enforcement agencies to track the size and scope of the national youth gang problem. The fact sheet discusses trends in gang activity, factors influencing local gang violence, and anti-gang measures.

Resources:

Download "Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey" (NCJ 242884).

Learn more about the National Gang Center.

Learn more about the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model for addressing communities' gang problems.