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Youth gangs in Florida

Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives. Committee on Youth.

Youth gangs in Florida

by Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives. Committee on Youth.

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Published by The Committee in [Tallahassee, Fla.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Juvenile delinquency -- Florida.,
    • Gangs -- Florida.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 75-76.

      StatementCommittee on Youth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9105.F7 F66 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p. :
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1814159M
      LC Control Number89620252

        Preventing young people from joining gangs in the first place is crucial to realizing a significant and lasting reduction in youth gang activity. Changing the Course of Young People’s Future. Changing Course explores the important relationship between public safety and public health in preventing kids from joining gangs. Community leaders and. National Youth Gang Survey Trends From to February This fact sheet highlights findings from the National Youth Gang Surveys regarding patterns of gang activity, numbers of gangs and gang members, gang-related homicides, and the demographics of gangs and gang members. 2 pages. NCJ

      Criminal gangs have swelled in Florida to more than 1, with o members, statistics show.   The study found that an average of 2 percent of youth in the U.S. are gang members, with involvement highest at when about 5 percent of youth are in gangs. Youth in gangs .

        This book — organized into 11 chapters on topics such as what gangs and gang members look like, the gang subculture, criminal activities of gangs, and girls and gangs — provides a useful resource for educators, parents and youth workers looking to develop research-based ways to curtail this endemic : Jami Jones. University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension outreach is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service.


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