Katz, Charles M.

Policing gangs in America / Charles M. Katz, Vincent J. Webb. - Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006. - x, 310 pages ; 23 cm. - Cambridge studies in criminology . - Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)080.G35 K38 2006 .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index.

Acknowledgments -- Studying the police response to gangs -- Setting and methods -- Historical analysis of gangs and gang control -- Scope and nature of the current gang problem -- Form, function, and management of the police gang unit -- The gang unit officer -- On the job -- Policing gangs in a time of community policing -- Conclusion and implications -- References -- Index. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

This study describes the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that characterise, shape, and define the police response to gangs in America today. It focuses on gang unit officers and the environment in which they work, describing how gang units respond to community gang problems.

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Police--Gang units--United States.
Gangs--United States.
Community policing--United States.
Brigades antigangs--États Unis.
Gangs--États-Unis.
Police communautaire--États-Unis.
Community policing.
Gangs.
Police--Gang units.
Kommunalpolitik.
Polizei.
Bandenkriminalität.
Brigades antigangs - États Unis.
Gangs - États-Unis.
Police communautaire - États-Unis.
Bandenkriminalität.
Kommunalpolitik.
Polizei.


United States.
USA.
USA.

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