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Responding to youth gangs and juvenile delinquency in Hawaiʻi

Responding to youth gangs and juvenile delinquency in Hawaiʻi

a report to the Twenty-first Hawaiʻi State Legislature

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Published by Center for Youth Research, Social Science Research Institute, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in Honolulu, HI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii,
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Juvenile delinquency -- Hawaii -- Prevention.,
    • Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- Hawaii.,
    • Gangs -- Hawaii.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by the University of Hawaiʻi Youth Gang Project, Meda Chesney-Lind ... [et al.]
      SeriesPublication ;, no. 411, Publication (University of Hawaii at Manoa. Center for Youth Research) ;, no. 411.
      ContributionsChesney-Lind, Meda., Youth Gang Project (University of Hawaii at Manoa. Center for Youth Research)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9105.H3 R47 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationi, 87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4016642M
      LC Control Number2001387506

      As such it transcends the conference and links those researches and thoughts to some of the major work in the field of delinquency. Furthermore, it provides a reappraisal of the problem of the gang for perusal by practitioners, students and laymen. President's Committee on Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Crime . Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, July OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model: A Guide to Assessing Your Community's Youth Gang Problem Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, May Community Collaboratives Addressing Youth Gangs: Interim Findings From the Gang Reduction Program.

      This chapter draws on current research to discuss the nature of gang structures, the involvement of gangs in drugs and violence, vanishing industrial work and the rise in gangs, and the post-industrial ghetto. The chapter also provides a sociological review of the well-known film, "Boyz n the Hood." 5 references Main Term(s): Juvenile/Youth Gangs. (2) According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, allowing 1 youth to leave school for a life of crime and of drug abuse costs society $1,, to $2,, annually. (3) One in every 6 individuals ( percent) arrested for committing violent crime in .

      In Hawaii, Chesney-Lind has served as Principal Investigator of a long standing project on Hawaii's youth gang problem funded by the State of Hawaii Office of Youth Services. She has more recently also received funding to conduct research on the unique problems of girl's at risk of becoming delinquent from the Office of Juvenile Justice and. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Resource: Safer In ternet Day OJJDP’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces are highlighting Safer Internet Day, which is an awareness-raising campaign to promote the safe and respectful use of digital technology, especially among children and youth.


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whether or not it accounts for the most and/or most serious juvenile crime in Hawaii, clearly seems to be the most newsworthy juvenile crime topic in the state. Bookin-Weiner & Horowitz (), and Huff. Data Book for Juvenile Delinquency Trends in Hawaii, Data Book for Data Book for Juvenile Delinquency Trends in Hawaii, Data Book for HYCF Recidivism Study Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility Recidivism Study –.

Juvenile Delinquency Trends in Hawaii Data Book for Prepared by David T. Mayeda The State of Hawaii, Juvenile Justice Information System (JJIS) is the nation’s first statewide Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility (HYCF).

Other stages within the juvenile justice systemFile Size: 3MB. This book presents a critique of the traditional responses to youth crime by criminal justice agencies in Australia, UK, New Zealand, USA, Canada, and a vision of how these agencies could respond more effectively. The critique examines the ways in which traditional criminal justice approaches trap young people into, rather than turn them away from, a life of crime.

Because the issue of youth violence is of growing concern in American communities and the violence perpetrated and experienced by young people is often the result of gang behavior, this book presents strategies on how to effectively deal with juvenile gangs.

Abstract: The book is divided into three sections, each devoted to a particular setting. This book provides practitioners and policymakers with research-based information on why youth become involved in gangs and offers effective and promising strategies that prevent them from joining gangs, with a focus on the combined and cooperative efforts and resources of the public-health and public-safety sectors.

Working to Prevent Youth Violence. OJJDP has long supported research, evaluation, training and technical assistance, and demonstration programs aimed at preventing and combating youth violence.

For example, in FYOJJDP awarded more than $ million in funding to address youth gangs. Runaway and homeless youth have higher rates of involvement with the juvenile justice system 1 including higher rates of misdemeanor charges and gang affiliation.

2 According to a study of runaway and homeless youth in the Midwest, over half had been arrested at least one time since they first ran away, with many arrested multiple times.

3 They may engage in delinquent acts such as. Gangs, Youth Violence and Crime Project Oracle synthesis study 03/13 October Gangs and youth violence have been among the most debated and publicly salient issues in contemporary youth crime in the London was attributed to gangs (Brand and Ollerearnshaw 7).File Size: 1MB.

^ Juvenile Delinquency Trends in Hawaii Data Book for - and David T. Mayeda, Department of the Attorney General, Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division ^ Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Hawai'i Juvenile Justice System The book discusses why young people find gangs appealing; describes indicators of a young person's involvement with a gang; discusses family risk characteristics; examines the types and characteristics of gangs that are getting young people's attention; and sets forth the dangers of the gang lifestyle.

The book specifically discusses Southeast. Girls, Juvenile Delinquency, & Gangs. While females make up a little less than ten percent of the overall gang population, Growth of Youth Gang Problems in the United States: Highlights of the National Youth Gang Survey.

To address youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) supports a range of programs and activities designed to prevent and suppress gang violence and recruitment.

View Working to Prevent Gang Violence, a new video from OJJDP, for more details about how OJJDP is working to prevent gang violence. Hawaii’s Youth Gang Response System (YGRS) was created in by Act of the Hawaii State Legislature.

In years that followed, the system, administered since by the State’s Office of Youth Services (OYS), has functioned to provide a vast array of prevention and intervention services to address gangs and delinquency in Size: KB.

Designed for undergraduate juvenile delinquency courses, this book actively involves students in the literature of the discipline, presents the field in a format that is accessible, understandable, and enjoyable, and is edited by well-known scholars who are experienced researchers and teachers.

Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework presents the latest research and most effective programs for understanding, preventing, and controlling juvenile delinquency. Renowned specialist in the field James C. Howell examines key myths about juvenile violence and the ability of the juvenile justice system to handle modern-day juvenile delinquents.

Juvenile Delinquency in the United States. Causes and Prevention Grade 14 Punkte = 1,3 Author Sonja Mayer (Author) Year Pages 26 Catalog Number V ISBN (eBook) ISBN (Book) File size KB Language English Tags.

The gang comes first in how members identify themselves and is a relationships that supersedes all other except for family (sometimes) Five functions of religion to gangs Questions about ultimate meaning.

Designed for undergraduate juvenile delinquency courses, this book actively involves students in the literature of the discipline, presents the field in a format that is accessible, understandable, and enjoyable, and is edited by well-known scholars who are experienced researchers and teachers.''''+ The readings in this anthology have been very carefully edited and pruned by the Editors so.

During the past two decades, the United States has seen the youth gang problem grow at an alarming rate. According to the National Youth Gang Center, the number of cities with youth gang problems has increased from an estimated with more than 2, gangs and nearlygang members in to about 2, cities with more t gangs andmembers in   American Indian youth are over-represented in state and federal juvenile justice systems and Indian youth in the system are more likely to face harsher treatment in the most restrictive environments.

AI/AN youth are 50 percent more likely than White youth to receive the most punitive measures, including pepper spray, restraint, and isolation, and such measures may be. Decker, Scott H.

(). Responding to Gangs, Guns and Youth Crime: Principles from Strategic Problem Solving Approaches. A White Paper presented at the Institute for Governors' Criminal Justice Policy Advisors of the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Seattle, Washington, MarchEsbensen, Finn-Aage ().