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Youth Violence

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Gun Violence

Publications and Multimedia

Community-Based Violence Prevention Study of the Safe and Successful Youth Initiative: An Intervention To Prevent Urban Gun Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, April 2017

Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Gun Violence and Youth
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, December 2016

Preventing Gun Violence: Understanding Law Enforcement Response and Improving Multi-disciplinary Partnerships for Peace video graphic
National Institute of Justice, August 2016

National Youth Violence Prevention Update: 2010-2016
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, July 2016

Combatting Youth Violence in American Cities: Programs and Partnerships in 30 Cities
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, June 2016

Durable Collaborations: The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, June 2016

Related Resources

Active Shooter Preparedness
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Active Shooter Preparedness website offers free courses, materials, and workshops to better prepare the private and public sector to deal with an active shooter situation and to raise awareness of behaviors that represent pre-incident indicators and characteristics of active shooters.

The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions is relevant program and topical information pertaining to youth gun violence and prevention.

National Public Safety Partnership (PSP)
Coordinated by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, PSP provides a framework for enhancing federal support of law enforcement officials and prosecutors as they aggressively investigate and pursue violent criminals—specifically those involved in gun crime, drug trafficking and gang violence.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN)
PSN is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful.