Publications and National Youth Gang Surveys

Find gang-related publications: View a curated list of publications sorted by category; download our newsletter; or peruse a detailed analysis from the ongoing National Youth Gang Survey of law enforcement agencies across the nation. You can also download the latest and past survey findings.

Featured Publications

Cover Page of the Spring/Summer 2014 Newsletter

National Gang Center Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2014

This issue features topics on Homeboy Industries, long-term consequences of adolescent gang membership, NGC Web site updates, “Life Facing Bars: A Gang Prevention Documentary,’ and an OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model Training update. More...

Cover page of Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey

Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey

This fact sheet discusses trends in gang activity, factors influencing local gang violence, and anti-gang measures. More...

Cover page thumbnail of “A Guide to Assessing Your Community’s Youth Gang Problem”

A Guide to Assessing Your Community’s Youth Gang Problem

Provides a blueprint for conducting a comprehensive community gang problem assessment. More...