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Gang Suppression & Intervention

Irving A. Spergel

Gang Suppression & Intervention

Community Models

by Irving A. Spergel

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11099236M
    ISBN 100788118684
    ISBN 109780788118685

      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.


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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 intervention: 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.]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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. Category 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 Model, communities can implement a comprehensive approach to gang crime and youth.

Youth Gangs and Community Intervention: Research, Practice, and Evidence. Robert Chaskin, Ph.D. Although a range of program and 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, 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. 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 Approach 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.