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 Fall 2016 Newsletter

National Gang Center Newsletter

Fall 2016

This issue features articles on improving understanding of and responsiveness to gang-involved girls, success stories of former female gang members, female delinquency and effective programs, human trafficking resources, and breaking the cycle of violence. 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...