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Violence by Gang Members, 1993-2003

NCJ Number
208875
Date Published
June 2005
Author(s)
Erika Harrell, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Provides estimates of the number and rate of violent crimes committed by offenders that victims perceived to be members of gangs based on National Crime Victimization Survey data.
Abstract

Provides estimates of the number and rate of violent crimes committed by offenders that victims perceived to be members of gangs based on the National Crime Victimization Survey data. This Crime Data Brief also presents information on demographic characteristics of the victims of violence by gang members such as race, age, and gender, and characteristics of the incident such as police notification and number of offenders. Trends in violence by gang members are also examined.

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