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Victims of gangs

TECHBeat, June 2019

Date Published
June 2019
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material (Programmed)

Gang Membership Prevention

June 2010

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NIJ collaborated on a book that focuses on promising principles for gang membership prevention. This NIJ Conference Panel discusses the risk and protective factors that influence gang membership as well as efforts to reduce such factors. Panelists also explored the direction of gang research for the future.

Speech to the Citizens Crime Commission of New York City

"New Approaches to Juvenile Violence"

Thank you.

This is a special honor for me to appear before the Citizens Crime Commission, and to share the podium with Congressman Schumer. Throughout his tenure in the Congress, and particularly as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Congressman Schumer has been a staunch advocate for crime control policies that rise above ideological debates to appeal to the...

Speech to the New York University Alumni Association "Crime Statistics -- Good News or Bad News?"

Thank you.

I would like to talk to you about youth violence. Youth violence is one of those issues that generates overheated debate. Some commentators warn that we are facing a "bloodbath" as the next birth cohort enters the crime-prone years. Some describe a generation of remorseless "superpredators" unlike any young criminals we have seen before. On the other end of the spectrum, commentators of...