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Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting: September 2017

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting September 6-7, 2017.

Gangs (Security Threat Groups)

Gangs are a continuing national problem that all elements of the public safety community must effectively manage.

Gang and Security Threat Group Awareness

This website provides access to resources regarding prison gangs and security threat groups (STGs) from the Florida Security STIU.

Gang & Youth Violence Interventions: A Review of Research and Literature Addressing Evidence-Based and Promising Practices for Gang-Affiliated and Violent Youth in Juvenile Institutions and Detention Centers

Washington’s Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration [JRA] commissioned this report to determine which evidence-based practices [EBPs] and promising practices work best for serious juvenile offenders, and what factors need to be considered when implementing best practices.

Prisoner Classification and Gang Activity

This article explains how courts rule on cases involving custodial risk levels based on the previous gang activity of the prisoner. 

G.R.E.A.T. – Gang Resistance Education and Training

Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) is an evidence-based and effective gang and violence prevention program built around school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curricula.

The Problem of Gangs and Security Threat Groups (STG’s) in American Prisons and Jails Today: Recent Findings from the 2012 NGCRC National Gang/STG Survey

This article examines the facts and reasoning of Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders, including both the majority and dissenting approaches.

Security Threat Groups on the Inside

Answers to frequently asked questions about Security Threat Groups (STGs) or prison gangs are provided.

Correctional Institution Inspection Committee: Security Threat Groups

Issues related to security threat groups (STGs) in Ohio prisons are covered.


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