Corpus ID: 17063758

National Institute of Justice Street Gang Crime in Chicago Study Methodology

@inproceedings{RussellNationalIO,
  title={National Institute of Justice Street Gang Crime in Chicago Study Methodology},
  author={M. J. Russell and C. Block and R. Block}
}
Street gang activity-legal and illegal, violent and nonviolent, lethal and non-lethal-occurs disproportionately among neighborhoods and population groups. Types of incidents tend to cluster and increase in bursts in specific neighborhoods and among specific gangs. Neighborhoods often differ sharply in the predominant type of street gang-motivated incidents they experience. For example, one city neighborhood may be unaffected by street gang activity, while another close by may be a marketplace… Expand

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