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Gang Suppression & Intervention

An Assessment

by Irving A. Spergel

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

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  • Sociology

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    Open LibraryOL11099743M
    ISBN 100788129740
    ISBN 109780788129742

    Writing about gang violence reduction strategies, Burch and Chemers state that "Communities are implementing a combination of prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies to address the gang problem. An effective gang program must be based on sound . “There was an increase in violent crime occurring in the city and (Nisleit) wanted to use the Gang Suppression Team to zero in on that issue,” said Lt. Shawn Takeuchi, the department’s. Gangs in America's Communities offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and theoretically grounded approach to gangs and associated youth violence. Authors Dr. James C. Howell and Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths introduce readers to the foundations of gang studies through the origins of gangs, definitions and categories of youth/street gangs, transnational as well as prison gangs (and the distinctions Reviews: 1. The Gang Investigations Unit (GIU) was developed to investigate gang-related crimes committed by members of criminal street gangs as defined by California Penal Code section The Unit has the added responsibility of maintaining a working relationship with schools, social services agencies, community based organizations, and other criminal justice organizations in a systematic approach.

    Mark S. Fleisher was educated as a cultural anthropologist and linguistics with theoretical and methodological specializations in linguistic theory, generative grammar, phonology, sociolinguistics, and ethno-linguistics, field methods, qualitative data analysis, social network data collection and analysis, community-based systemic and program evaluation, delinquency and youth gangs, the.


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Gang Suppression & Intervention by Irving A. Spergel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression 44 Chapter 6. Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression The OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model initially focused primarily on intervention and suppression activities. It was understood that prevention activities were necessary to address community gang.

The first comprehensive national survey of organized agency and community group responses to gang problems in the U.S. The only national assessment of efforts to combat gangs. Presents a comprehensive gang prevention and intervention model based on this national assessment.

These models are recommended as effective policies, practices, and strategies for communities to combat. Get this from a library. Gang suppression and Gang Suppression & Intervention book an assessment. [Irving A Spergel; United States.

Department of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency.; University of Chicago. National Youth Gang Suppression and Intervention Program.].

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The OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model is a set of five core strategies—community mobilization, opportunities provision, social intervention, suppression, and organizational change and development—that offer a comprehensive, collaborative approach designed to. Gang Suppression & Intervention: An Assessment [Spergel, Irving A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gang Suppression & Intervention: An Assessment. In a nationwide survey of gang prevention, suppression, and support programs, venerable gang researcher Irving Spergel unearthed an important paradox of youth gang policy: “gang experts” such as police and criminal justice officials simultaneously cite suppression tactics as the most effective and the least effective strategies in addressing the gang problem (Spergel and Curry Combating gang activity in New York: suppression, intervention, prevention / Contributor Names New York (State).

Temporary Commission of Investigation. Created / Published [New York, N.Y.: New York State Commission of Investigation, ]. OJJDP expects applicants for funding under this solicitation to develop program activities based on the core strategies of the Comprehensive Gang Model as outlined below.

This solicitation contains two categories: (1) Intervention and (2) Suppression. Details for each category are provided below. Gang Suppression & Intervention book 1: Intervention. OJJDP The purpose of this program is to support jurisdictions with an established gang presence to coordinate gang suppression efforts and activities by prosecutorial and law enforcement agencies.

OJJDP has a long history of supporting community efforts to combat gang crime. Through OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Gang Suppression & Intervention book, communities can implement a comprehensive approach to gang crime and youth.

Youth Gangs and Community Intervention: Research, Practice, and Gang Suppression & Intervention book. Robert Chaskin, Ph.D. Although a range of program Gang Suppression & Intervention book policy responses to youth gangs exist, most are largely based on suppression, implemented by the police or other criminal justice agencies.

Gangs: An Introduction provides a wide-ranging overview ideal for courses on gangs. Opening with a discussion of early research and perspectives from the late s until the early s, the book then moves on to cover sociological and legal definitions of gangs; daily life and risk and protective factors; race and immigration; female gang members; drug use and selling; violence and 5/5(3).

Book Description. The Gang Life: Laugh Now, Cry Later examines the criminal gangster mindset and offers gang prevention strategies, Gang Suppression & Intervention book real-world examples to demonstrate a holistic approach toward combatting this surging societal problem.

The text outlines the evolution of gang membership from a state of interest, to association, to hardcore "O.G." (Original Gangster) status, and explores. This engaging book reports both the program process and outcomes of an implementation of the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) Comprehensive Community-Wide Gang Suppression & Intervention book to Gang Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression (called the Comprehensive Gang Program Model, for short) in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Stated simply, prevention programs are needed to target youth at risk of gang involvement, to reduce the number of youth who join gangs; intervention programs and strategies are needed to provide sanctions and services for younger youth who are actively involved in gangs to separate them from gangs; and law enforcement suppression strategies.

This listserv from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Gang Center discusses the study, suppression, intervention, and prevention of youth gang crime.

JUVJUST Announcements are sent when new publications are received or for other important newsworthy events. Gangs: An Introduction provides a wide-ranging overview ideal for courses on gangs. Opening with a discussion of early research and perspectives from the late s until the early s, the book then moves on to cover sociological and legal definitions of gangs; daily life and risk and protective factors; race and immigration; female gang members; drug use and selling; violence and Brand: Oxford University Press.

A comprehensive gang prevention, intervention, and suppression program in Multnomah County, Oregon shows how theory was successfully applied to reduce gang activity in a local community.

New research on “gang structures” and their rates of crime illustrate the connections between violent crimes and the amount of violent offenders within a gang. The response to youth gang problems in the United States and elsewhere, particularly over the past three decades, has produced three primary strategies: prevention, intervention and suppression.

Gang prevention programs typically focus on discouraging children and youth, especially those at high-risk, from joining gangs. Gang intervention. Summary. The Gang Life: Laugh Now, Cry Later examines the criminal gangster mindset and offers gang prevention strategies, using real-world examples to demonstrate a holistic approach toward combatting this surging societal problem.

The text outlines the evolution of gang membership from a state of interest, to association, to hardcore "O.G." (Original Gangster) status, and explores the. The book, published this year, was created from a series of papers by leading colleagues and gang researchers that were presented at a conference honoring Spergel’s retirement.

At SSA, Spergel helped build the school’s group work program with Mary Lou Somers, Professor Emeritus, and Paul Gitlin, Associate Professor Emeritus at SSA. GRANT FOCUS: Juvenile Justice, Safety, Gangs, Youth Welfare, Community Amount: Up to $, Deadline: J "The purpose of this program is to support jurisdictions with an established gang presence to coordinate gang suppression efforts and Author: Nickolas Bagley.

Meanwhile, gang violence occurs due to complex interplays between individuals and gangs. This chapter will delve into the historical development of gangs. Theoretical explanations for gang formation, gang joining, and gang desistence are examined along with the use of violence.

Gang Suppression and Intervention: Problem and Response. Research Summary. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice.

Bernadette Grant and G. David Curry. "Women Murderers and Victims of Abuse in a Southern State," American Journal of Criminal Justice, 17, 2: The story of two gang detectives working what many considered, in its heyday, to be some of the meanest streets in the country A partnership between an investigator, an analyst and a prosecutor to.

It is important to consider factors within families, schools, and communities that influence joining a gang. Opportunities and principles for prevention are described at each level. See Youth Violence Resources for the book, articles, and other supporting.

Reviews "Gangs: An Introduction sets a new standard for texts on the sociology and criminology of gangs.

It sustains an analytical tone throughout and supports the major areas of gang studies with attention to theory and research. The chapter on culture and media is especially appreciated and will distinguish this book from others in the field."--Peter Grahame, Pennsylvania State University.

Tactics such as prevention, arrest, imprisonment, supervision, and surveillance are part of the _____ strategy to address the gang problem. suppression A study supported by the NIJ showed that students who graduated from the GREAT course showed.

Anti-Gang Life. likes. "Anti-Gang Life" @TyGAW13 seeks to prevent unlawful gangs through education, intervention & suppression.5/5. Gangs: An Introduction provides a wide-ranging overview ideal for courses on gangs. Opening with a discussion of early research and perspectives from the late s until the early s, the book then moves on to cover sociological and legal definitions of gangs; daily life and risk and protective factors; race and immigration; female gang members; drug use and selling; violence and.

Focused deterrence strategies generally target a specific type or group of offenders, such as youth gang members or repeat violent offenders. Many focused deterrence interventions have primarily targeted incidents of homicide and serious violence (criminal activities that usually involve chronic offenders) in urban settings (Kennedy ).

Some. Malcolm Klein (born September 4, ) is a criminologist, researcher, theorist, retired professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California, and the author of his book The American Street addition, he continued to publish eighteen other books and more than fifty articles that are based on his research on gangs.

Throughout the forty years of his research in gangs, he. Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and Programs by James C. Howell Highlights This bulletin presents research on why youth join gangs and how a community can build gang prevention and intervention services.

The author summarizes recent literature on gang formation and identifies promising and effective pro-grams for gang prevention. This type of gang intervention strategy is designed to help get gang members out of the gang. Treatment In essence, _____ strategies are the various techniques used to steer youths away from the temptations of "turning" to gangs and keep them on the straight path toward "conventional" lifestyles.

Gangs: An Introduction provides a wide-ranging overview ideal for courses on gangs. Opening with a discussion of early research and perspectives from the late s until the early s, the book then moves on to cover sociological and legal definitions of gangs; daily life and risk and protective factors; race and immigration; female gang members; drug use and selling; violence and Book Edition: Irving A.

Spergel is the author of Reducing Youth Gang Violence PB ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Youth Gang Problem ( a /5.

T1 - Suppression without Prevention, Prevention without Suppression: Gang Intervention in St. Louis. AU - Decker, Scott. AU - Curry, David. PY - Y1 - M3 - Chapter. BT - Policing Ganga and Youth Violence.

A2 - Decker, Scott H. PB - Wadsworth. ER -Cited by: 4. strategy address to the gang problem that includes crisis intervention, treatment for youths and their families, outreach, and referral to social services social opportunities strategy to address the gang problem that includes providing basic or remedial education, training, work.

Intervention and suppression efforts by law enforcement are not sufficient to solve the youth gang problem in the U.S. To realize a significant and lasting reduction in youth gang activity, those who make decisions about how limited resources are allocated — as well as practitioners like teachers.

Preventing Adolescent Gang Involvement Finn-Aage Esbensen In his book about Kansas City, MO, gang members, Fleisher () provided numerous de-scriptive accounts of this lifestyle. Al-though gang life may not be as exciting suppression, intervention, and prevention efforts, considerable disagreement exists File Size: KB.

pdf The Operation Ceasefire intervention is a focused deterrence strategy. informed that gang violence will provoke a zero-tolerance approach and that only an end to gang violence will stop new gang-oriented suppression activities.

Because of the multitude of agencies involved in Operation Ceasefire, each gang who behaved violently could be.This book is a crucial update and critical examination of our understanding of gangs and major gang-control programs across the nation.

Often perceived solely as an urban issue, street gangs are also a suburban and rural dilemma. Covering key themes and debates, ebook book explores the role of social capital and collective efficacy in informing youth gang intervention and evaluation, the importance of focusing on youth development within the context of community opportunities and pressures, and the possibilities of better linking research, policy, and practice when.