Option #1: Evaluation of Gang Intervention

Gang activity is pervasive in some communities. The amount of crime attributed to gang members is growing, and events such as drive-by shootings are not uncommon. Communities have demanded the police and courts get tough on gangs. Parents and the schools argue that getting tough will be effective in disbanding the gangs._x000D_
First, read this article: Review of European Youth Gang Policy in Comparative Context (Links to an external site.) https://eds-s-ebscohost-com.csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/eds/detail/detail?vid=0&sid=a609aba8-2d16-4560-af93-72be809b6b5b%40redis&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d#AN=127818589&db=pbh_x000D_
After reading this article evaluate the effectiveness of gang intervention by addressing the following questions:_x000D_
What are the most common police and system responses to gang activity both in the U.S. and the E.U.?_x000D_
What is considered to be the most effective intervention by law enforcement officials for responding to gangs? Why is it the most effective intervention?_x000D_
What is the most common educational intervention for ganging? What impact has it had on youth involved in gangs?_x000D_
Are the programs instituted in the E.U. substantively different from the programs in the U.S.? Do they appear to be more effective?_x000D_
Your paper must meet the following requirements:_x000D_
Your written paper should be 2 pages in length not counting the title and reference pages, which you must include._x000D_
Cite at least three scholarly sources for this assignment. Scholarly resources should be current (no older than five years).

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