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 National Youth Gang Surveys of law enforcement agencies across the nation. You can also download past survey findings.

Featured Publications

First page thumbnail of the Summer 2016 Newsletter

National Gang Center Newsletter

Summer 2016

This issue features articles on gang tattoos, a successful partnership between business and youth job-training programs, review of NGC’s collaborative Webinar, planning for program sustainability, and NGC’s 2015 gang legislation update and Spanish Parents’ Guide to Gangs (Guía sobre las pandillas para los padres) resource. Previous issues...

Cover page of Highlights of the 2012 National Youth Gang Survey

Highlights of the 2012 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...