Resource Guide for "Gangs (Security Threat Groups)"

Gangs are a continuing national problem that all elements of the public safety community must effectively manage. In a 2012 survey analysis, the Bureau of Justice National Gang Center found that "Following a marked decline from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, the prevalence rate of gang activity significantly increased between 2001 and 2005 and has since remained fairly constant". The research highlighted on this page covers a range of gang related, corrections topics from slang words used by prison gangs to prevention and intervention for gang-affiliated girls.

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 Sharing Gang Intelligence Bridging the Gap: Corrections - Police - Educators [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]. National Institute of Corrections Academy (Aurora, CO). 2008. 3 DVDs (249 min.) + 1 CD. Accessed December 02, 2016. http://nicic.gov/Library/023217.Gangs are a growing national problem that all elements of the public safety community must effectively manage. Collaboration and information sharing are key to managing gangs effectively and safeguarding public and institutional safety. A diverse panel of experts addresses various processes, methods, technologies, partnerships, and information sharing programs related to gangs and their potential networks of intelligence. This broadcast will be of interest to police, corrections, military, and criminal justice educational agencies. Discussion topics include the following: [list] [*Value of correctional intelligence*] [*Available technologies and good intelligence sharing programs*] [*How gang intelligence is gathered in prison and jail and the correctional intelligence cycle*] [*Recruitment of terrorists in prison or jail*] [*And police/corrections partnerships.*] [/list].