ABSTRACT

Drive-By Shootings   [open pdf - 600KB]

"Drive-by shootings are but one aspect of the larger set of problems related to gang and gun violence. This guide addresses the particular harms drive-by shootings cause by describing the problem of drive-by shootings and reviewing factors that increase its risks. It then identifies a series of questions to help law enforcement analyze their local drive-by shootings problem. Finally, it reviews responses to the problem and what is known about them from evaluative research and police practice." Included is a section on gang membership as related to drive-by shootings.

Report Number:
Problem-Oriented Guides for Police Problem-Specific Guides Series No. 47
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Date:
2007-03
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services: http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/
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pdf
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