Intimidation and Street Gangs: Understanding the Response of Victims and Bystanders to Perceived Gang Violence

Chris Melde and Callie Marie Rennison

This study examines the functionality of gang membership during violent crimes by investigating the influence of perceived gang membership on the likelihood of victim resistance, bystander intervention, and police reporting using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey.

Resource Type: Publication

Publication Year: 2010