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These published findings from the National Youth Gang Surveys of law enforcement agencies across the nation assess the extent of gang problems.
This fact sheet discusses trends in gang activity, factors influencing local gang violence, and anti-gang measures.
This webinar presents formal and informal techniques to recognize signs of gang activity in a school setting. Establishing reliable evidence of gang presence in and around a school depends on the sharing and validation of information among school personnel, youth service providers, and local law enforcement. Taken together, this authentication of information establishes a more accurate picture of the level of disruption and threat to school safety posed by gang-involved youth. It protects individual students from unsubstantiated labels. It equips school administrators with the ability to develop data-driven policies and effectively respond to gangs in their schools. To obtain handouts for this webinar, please contact email@example.com.GO TO WEBINAR
This webinar highlights the importance of responding to gangs within a school setting through a collaborative approach between law enforcement and school administration. The National Gang Center’s Gangs in Schools guide discusses strategies around gang activity identification and assessment; planning and implementing a collaborative approach; and prevention, intervention, and suppression. With input from practitioners, this webinar will specifically focus on the process of and challenges with developing a collaboration, the unique roles of law enforcement and school administration, and ways to foster and sustain a collaboration once it has been established.Go To Webinar
This webinar outlines how best to conduct street outreach when gang-involved clients are in danger. The webinar highlights the work of the National Gang Center, Houston Mayor's Anti-Gang Office, and Houston Police Department. The presenters will discuss the importance of building collaborative relationships and communication protocols among outreach staff, police, schools, and justice systems to develop crisis response and safety plans, including plans to address client, outreach worker and public safety violent retaliatory situations.Go To Webinar
This video presentation features gang researchers, practitioners, and young people who were previously involved in gangs. Learn about research regarding gang joining, as well as firsthand insights into the behaviors and the circumstances that you might observe when interacting with youth who are at high risk of joining a gang.Watch Video