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Pub. Type Report
Title Police Model
Author(s) Ehrensaft, Kenneth
Spergel, Irving
Subtitle/Series Name National Youth Gang Suppression and Interevention Program
Pub. Date 1991
Abstract Investigation involves follow-up inquiry and activity on reported youth gang crimes; intelligence requires the development of background information on gangs and gang members for investigative purposes; suppression involves the targeting of youth gang leaders and other hard-core members for surveillance, arrest, and prosecution; community relations requires the reduction of circumstances under which youth gang crimes are likely to occur through community involvement, social intervention, and opportunity programs; and training and evaluation require specialized instruction in the police resonse to gangs and the evaluation of gang-related programs and activities. The discussion of multiple program strategies addresses planning, investigation, intelligence/investigative files, targeted gang suppression, community mobilization and opportunity provision, administrative leadership, and evaluation. source
Issue/No. NCJ 142683
Producer National Youth Gang Information Center
Place of Production Arlington, VA

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