youth gang

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a gang whose members are teenagers

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On the other hand, the vampires of the novel - Maldonado, as well as the leadership of the Mara Camazotza youth gang - have a direct connection to ancient history: they are all descendents of the Maya people.
The increasing youth gang presence has coincided with an increase in gang-related criminal activity.
Youth Gangs and Community Intervention: Research, Practice, and Evidence.
Research into the meanings of family and home for young Pasifika people involved in gangs was carried out in the communities of Mangere and Otara in the Counties Manukau area of Auckland, identified by the Ministry of Social Development as a key area of youth gang activity.
National speakers include James "Buddy" Howell, executive director of the National Youth Gang Center; Victor Gonzales, program director of the City of Houston Anti-Gang Office; and Randy Blazak, chair of the Coalition Against Hate Crimes in Portland.
Re-establishing the Community Gang Task Force to put a dent in youth gang activity.
Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in its fact sheet, Highlights of the 2004 National Youth Gang Survey.
Within the youth gang population as well, our own beliefs must be set aside because the youths' beliefs are what we are dealing with, and you can bet they believe everything their "homies" tell them.
As community organisations that have been working in this arena over the last 10 years, specifically addressing youth gang culture, it is our belief that the report did not reflect the gang situation currently highlighted in Birmingham.
Murray, a successful advertising executive is set upon by a ruthless youth gang while crossing a city park.
Gang researchers began to argue that a new type of youth gang had developed which was qualitatively different from gangs in earlier periods.
She also noted the rise in youth gang membership on the Prairies and said it's another symptom of the inter-generational trauma caused by alcohol abuse.
Rather, he suggests that the social and economic conditions that gripped working-class New York from the 1940s were directly responsible for youth gang formation and proliferation.
Beyond the sizable increases in article output that appeared in the last three or four years of the study period, that the total number of gang articles is approximately equal in number to those on juvenile delinquency is noteworthy, since youth gang issues should be only a subset of the broader category of juvenile delinquency.
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