ERIC Number: EJ605940
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Evaluating Criminal Justice Programs Designed to Reduce Crime by Targeting Repeat Gang Offenders.
Kent, Douglas R.; Donaldson, Stewart I.; Wyrick, Phelan A.; Smith, Peggy J.
Evaluation and Program Planning, v23 n1 p115-24 Feb 2000
Used a theory-driven approach to evaluate a gang crime reduction program over 7 years. Data for 237 repeat juvenile offenders admitted to the program indicate a strong relationship between incarceration and gang crime trends and an overall reduction of 47% in gang crime. Discusses implications of the approach for program evaluation. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association (November, 1995).