4 Juv. Just. 1 (1997)

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                                                                        Office of
                                                                    Juvenile Justice and
                                                                    Delinquency Prevention

                                                                    810 Seventh Street NW
 Volume IV *Number 2                                 December 1997     (20h 7- 5911


                                                                      Admrinistrator
                  __________________________________________________________Shay Bilchik

FEATURES                                                             Executive Editor
                                                                      Earl E. Appleby, Jr.
Makna Difference:  On the Front Lines With                            Asistant Editor
OJJDP  Administrator Shay Bilchik        .......................................2      catherine Doyle
We know what works. What we need is the commitment and will to do it. If we are     Managing Editor
to work effectively to prevent and reduce juvenile delinquency and subsequent adult     Bubjeffemon
criminality, there must be a substantial, sustained investment-public and private-  Jvnl Justie Staff
in families and communities and the systems that support them.

Youth Gang  )rug Trafficking and Homicide:                            irene Cooperman
Policy and Program Iplicationele
by James C. Howell                       .....................9....... ................. i
Viewed more often through the lens of public perception than that of scientific  the Office of Juvenile justice
knowledge, the relationship between youth gang drug trafficking and homicide is  and Delinquency Prevention
poorly understood. This article examines whether drug trafficking is a leading cause  (OJJDP) to advance its man-
of gang-related homicide and whether gang migration is a key factor in gang drug mario re  ing jnile
trafficking. It also describes promising programs.                    I

                                                                 programs (42 U..C 5652).
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                                                                 pressed in tkii publication are
 ustic ethose of the                                                        thOrs and do
   OJJDP Satellite Teleconference on Mentoring for Youth   ................21  not necessarily represent the
   Upcoming Conferences                             ..........     ficial position or policies of
   Uo  min Co feen e ......................... k..................         OJJDP)I or the U.S. Department
   Acos Or Desk                                                   fjsie
   Juvenile Justice & Youth Violence       ........................... ....... 22  J
   Relatives Raising Children: An Overview of Kinship Care..........  ..............23
   IJDP I c        The Office Of Juv enile Justice
   A Comprehensive Approach for Reducing Youth Violence ...................24   amd Delinquency Prevention
   The Changing Face of Youth Gangs .....................    ............... 24  1  component of the Office
   Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse................ ........25      ofJu tice Program, which
O   Pao includes the BuPreal Of
                                                                 Justice Assistance, the Bureaiu
   Updated Resource on Restitution and Community Service Programs .............. 26  Ofj stice Staistics, the
   JUVJUST-Your Source for Online Information ...........   ................ 26         Institute ofJustiCe,
                                                                 and the Offia for Victim
ORI )         . ORM ......................... .......................... ...................... 27  1Of rime.

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