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Youth Gang Drug Trafficking (NCJ 178282) December 1999
OJJDP Youth Gang Series
12 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This bulletin analyzes the participation of youth gang members in drug sales and the role of gangs in drug distribution, based on the findings of the 1996 National Youth Gang Survey.