OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model

The OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model is a set of five core strategies—community mobilization, opportunities provision, social intervention, suppression, and organizational change and development—that offer a comprehensive, collaborative approach designed to prevent and reduce gang violence. Read more about the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model.

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    Overview of Core Strategies

    This informational sheet provides an overview of the Comprehensive Gang Model’s five core strategies.

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    Law Enforcement Official's Guide

    A guide to provide law enforcement leaders with an overview of the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model— a framework for addressing youth gang problems

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    Assessment Guide

    The assessment guide A Guide to Assessing Your Community’s Youth Gang Problem provides a blueprint for conducting a comprehensive community gang problem assessment.

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    Implementation Manual

    The implementation manual Planning for Implementation provides a guide to development of a plan to implement the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model (Model).

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