Highlights of the 1995 National Youth Gang survey by John P. Moore

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in [Washington, D.C.] .

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  • Gangs -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Crime prevention -- United States -- Statistics

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Other titles1995 National Youth Gang survey
Statementby John P. Moore.
SeriesFact sheet -- #63, Fact sheet (United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) -- FS-9763.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. ;
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Open LibraryOL13629326M

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Author Biographies. Adam M. Watkins is an assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Program at Bowling Green State University. His research interests include youth violence, crime control policy, and victim decision making.

Richard K. Moule Jr. is a doctoral student in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. His research interests include gangs and deviant Cited by: 7.

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The nature of violent crime. Violent crime covers a broad range of offences and CSEW estimates indicate that over half (53%) of all violence measured by the survey resulted in no injury to the victim. In cases involving injury, most were assaults with minor injuries, such as scratches or bruises.

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