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 2015 Newsletter

National Gang Center Newsletter

Fall 2015

This issue features articles on diagnosing a community’s gang problem, gang intervention through targeted outreach, adolescent behavioral adjustment in violent neighborhoods, Glen David Curry, using the developmental perspective to serve youth, and NGC’s Parents’ Guide to Gangs. More...

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...