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OJJDP Fact Sheet Highlights Findings From 2012 National Youth Gang Survey

December 30, 2014

Highlights of the 2012 National Youth Gang Survey imageOJJDP has published "Highlights of the 2012 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, gang membership designation, and anti-gang measures.

Resources:

Download "Highlights of the 2012 National Youth Gang Survey" (NCJ 248025).

Learn more about the National Gang Center.

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