The New Zealand Police estimate that there are currently approximately 73 youth gangs
comprising 600 youth gang
members in Counties Manukau, though accurate data on numbers are difficult to obtain.
To accomplish this we need a multidisciplinary approach to the youth gang
problem that includes intervention, prevention and suppression.
But elsewhere in the country, countless lives of schoolchildren have been claimed by the twin threats of knives and youth gangs
Isolate those who use youth gang
culture as a means to control and promote anti-social behaviour and crime.
Within the youth gang
population as well, our own beliefs must be set aside because the youths' beliefs are what we are dealing with, and you can bet they believe everything their "homies" tell them.
Postwar Central America has been a fertile nursery for the growth of youth gangs
In 2002, youth gangs
were active in more than 2,300 cities with a population of 2,500 or more and in more than 550 jurisdictions served by county law enforcement agencies, reported the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
The streets of Toronto have become a battleground for gun-toting street youth gangs
, Detective Cst.
Her house and car are constant targets for youth gangs
on the Cairns scheme in Cambuslang.
clashing with one another have committed a large number of the murders.
We feel very strongly that such sensationalism only serves to glorify youth gangs
The First Minister aims to clear up street crime, especially by the youth gangs
which terrorise town centres and neighbourhoods.