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National Youth Gang Survey, 1995: Program Summary (NCJ 164728) August 1997
Grant
53 page(s)
Surveys were mailed to 4,120 local police and sheriff departments across the United States to determine whether youth gangs in their jurisdictions were active in 1995, whether youth gangs had been active prior to 1995, the number of youth gangs and youth gang members in 1995, the involvement of youth gang members in homicides, responses in place to deal with youth gangs, and whether jurisdictions felt they could assess the current youth gang situation.
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