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Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey
(FS 200805) July 2008
OJJDP Youth Gang Series, Fact Sheet, 2 page(s)
Egley Jr., A. and O’Donnell, C.E.
Reports findings from the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey. Data on the number of gangs, gang members, and gang-related homicides in larger cities, suburban counties, smaller cities, and rural counties are provided to accurately reflect youth gang activity in the United States. Based on survey results, it is estimated that nearly 3,400 jurisdictions across the United States experienced gang activity in 2006.
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