4 edition of The police response to gangs found in the catalog.
The police response to gangs
Deborah Lamm Weisel
Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-92).
|Statement||by Deborah Lamm Weisel and Ellen Painter ; with Carolyn Robison Kusler ... [et al.].|
|Genre||Case studies., Case stuies.|
|Contributions||Painter, Ellen., Kusler, Carolyn Robison., Police Executive Research Forum.|
|LC Classifications||HV6437.9.U5 W45 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 94 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||94|
|LC Control Number||96072413|
Describing the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that characterize, shape, and define the police response to gangs in America today, the Author: Anthony A. Braga. William Dunn, a Detective Sergeant with the Los Angeles Police Department and a former CRASH officer and renowned gang expert, has published his second book The Gangs of Los Angeles. William Dunn has instructed law enforcement nationwide .
Perceptions of four groups of actors—members of a gang task force, police officers, gang members, and nongang youth—involved in the St. Louis gang problem response were compared. The two groups of youths regarded gangs as a significantly more serious problem than did either of the adult by: 8. The November issue of Criminology & Public Policy includes the policy essay “What Works with Gangs: A Breakthrough” (Howell, ).In this essay, Howell addressed, in part, the Group Violence Intervention, or GVI, the dominant current name for a portfolio of “focused deterrence” interventions that began with “Operation Ceasefire” in Boston more than Cited by: 1.
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It is entitled Police Response to Gangs: A Multi-Site Study, and was funded by the United States Department of Justice. In an email dated DecemDr. Katz indicated that the book will eventually be published by the Cambridge University Press. Police also fear gangs when they are first encountered because, like anything else, they are an unfamiliar and unknown entity and this fosters uncertainty.
They can also be very dangerous. Rejecting a Negative Self Image. Denial is an understandable response to the presence of gangs in a community. Policing Gangs in America describes the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that characterize, shape, and define the police response to gangs in America The police response to gangs book.
The focus of this book is on the gang unit officers themselves and the environment in which they work. A discussion of research, statistical facts, theory, and policy with regard to gangs, gang. Police Response to Gangs: A Multi-Site Study iii Executive Summary Traditionally, the police response to gangs and gang-related problems has been to assign responsibility for control to existing departmental units, such as patrol, juvenile bureaus, community relations, investigations, and crime prevention (Huff ; Needle.
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Gangs were armed with AKs, Ms, Uzis, and MACs with thirty-round clips. They could roll up on a scene and just spray bullets, taking out everything in their. The city had about gangs w members who were becoming increasingly involved in violence and narcotics trafficking (Spergel and Curry ). Between andthe number of gang homicides in Los Angeles County skyrocketed from to homicides per year (Maxson ).
Policing Gangs in America describes the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that characterize, shape, and define the police response to gangs in America today. The focus of this book is on the gang unit officers themselves and the environment in which they by: COVID Resources.
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The ACJS Outstanding Book Award for recognizes Policing Gangs in America for its “outstanding contribution to the study of crime and criminal justice.” ACJS is an international association that promotes criminal justice education, research and policy analysis for educators and practitioners.
Street gangs are prevalent throughout the United States. Recently, law enforcement agencies estimated there are approximat gangs andgang members across the United States.
Gang members commit assaults, street-level drug trafficking, robberies, and threats and intimidation. However, they most commonly commit low-level Author: Victor Mora. This page gives an overview of one section of the book Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership.
Learn more about the book and how to get copies. To help prevent kids from joining gangs, law enforcement must move beyond the traditional role as “crime fighter” to become a strong partner in prevention strategies. Because of their knowledge of and presence in the. The ultimate police resource for Gangs news, expert analysis, and videos from the law enforcement community Terrorism Prevention and Response Book excerpt: Once Upon a Time in Compton – 3.
Studying the Police Response to Gangs 5 the contemporary gang problem The United States has seen a dramatic resurgence of gangs, gang mem-bers, and gang crime over the past twenty years. In the s, one was hard-pressed to ﬁnd cities with gang problems. Inthe National Advisory Committee on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals went soFile Size: KB.
Policing Gangs in America describes the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that define the police response to gangs in America today. This book is broadly focused on describing how gang units respond to community gang problems and analyzes the police response to gangs in the context of community policing.
• The role of police in identifying at-risk youth. • The role of police in partnerships. To understand the roles that police can play. in gang-membership prevention, it is useful to consider the Gang Response and Involvement Pyramid below.
Gang Response and Involvement Pyramid. 1 2. Other Active Gang Members and Associates. Children and. TY - BOOK. T1 - Policing gangs in America. AU - Katz, Charles. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - Describing the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that characterize, shape, and define the police response to gangs in America today, the primary focus of this book is on gang unit officers and the environment in which they by: Malcolm Klein is the preeminent gang researcher of our time.
His new book Gang Cop is a revealing and compelling look inside the world of the police gang unit officer. Klein not only offers readers a colorful and unforgettable depiction of gang cops and the world in which they work and live, but he also provides readers with a scholarly examination of gangs and gang crime/5(3).
The first chapter of Policing Gangs in America is entitled, “Studying the Police Response to Gangs.” The primary purpose of the chapter is to establish how police agencies; Inglewood, Las Vegas, Albuquerque and Phoenix in specific, respond to gang problems in their respective areas.
Gangs display their identity and unity in obvious ways such as jewelry, colored clothing, jargon, and signals. Members remain together in quiet times as well as in conflict. In response to this twisted loyalty, members are rewarded by being accepted and recognized as a gang member.
The main source of income for most gangs is narcotics. "Gangs do remain a problem in jurisdictions throughout the country, and therefore they warrant a continued response on the part of police," the two concluded in a book titled "On Their Own: Policing Gangs in America" that will be released by Cambridge University Press in January.TY - BOOK.
T1 - Police Response to Gangs: A Multi-Site Study. AU - Katz, Charles M. AU - Webb, Vincent J. PY - Y1 - M3 - Other reportCited by: 6. El Salvador’s government adopted an “iron fist” response to the gangs, including more police operations.
When that approach failed, it .