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NCJ Number: NCJ 146555     Find in a Library
Title: Executive Summary: Prototype Models
Author(s): I Spergel ; R Chance ; K Ehrensaft ; T Regulus ; C Kane ; R Laseter ; A Alexander ; S Oh
Corporate Author: University of Chicago
School of Social Service Admin
National Youth Gang Suppression and Intervention Project
United States of America

National Youth Gang Information Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 33
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Grant Number: 90-JD-CX-K001
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Text PDF 
Dataset: DATASET 1
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents a set of policies and practices for the design and mobilization of community efforts to prevent and control juvenile gangs.
Abstract: The development of the prototype models is the second of four stages (assessment, prototype development, technical assistance, and testing) of a research and development process conducted in cooperation with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency prevention of the Department of Justice to create promising approaches for the reduction of the youth gang problem. The models emphasize secondary rather than primary prevention. They also emphasize the involvement of police, prosecution, judges, probation, corrections, parole, schools, employment, community-based agencies, and a range of grassroots organizations. The framework for the policies and procedures recommended in each of the 12 models is based on (1) two types of gang problems, chronic and emerging; (2) differential strategies of suppression and intervention; and (3) distinctive institutional missions.
Main Term(s): Juvenile/Youth Gangs
Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention ; Interagency cooperation ; Models ; Community involvement ; Community crime prevention programs ; Crime prevention planning
Note: NYGIC Document Number D0001
   
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