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Highlights of the 20022003 National Youth Gang Surveys (FS 200501) July 2005
Fact Sheet
2 page(s)
Egley, Jr., A.
Summarizes findings from the National Youth Gang Surveys for 2002 and 2003, including data on the number of gangs, gang members, and gang related homicides in urban, suburban, and rural areas. Overall, the findings provide evidence that gangs, gang members, and gang related homicides are, in large part, predominantly concentrated in larger cities.
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