Youth Violence: A Community Response : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, on Experience and Reaction to Trends Regarding Juvenile Violence Within the Jurisdictions of Phoenix and Tucson, AZ, Phoenix and Tucson, AZ, June 1 and 2, 1993, Volume 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1994 - Social Science - 285 pages
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Data show that gangs, drugs, and random murders are becoming staples in the lives of U.S. children. Every major U.S. city is facing a deadly gang problem, exemplified by drive-by shootings and teenagers brandishing assault weapons. This document presents witness testimony, prepared statements, and panel discussions that examine the problem of gang violence and the use of firearms by young people within the community, as well as what has and has not worked in attempting to eliminate these problems at the local level. Panelists include Stanley G. Feldman, Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court; Sophia Lopez, representing Mothers Against Gangs; Lora Nye, chairperson, Phoenix Blockwatch Commission; Robert K. Corbin, president, National Rifle Association; and several Arizona city mayors, law enforcement officials and judges, school district administrators, and representatives of community anti-gang grass roots organizations. An appendix contains additional submissions that were submitted for the record. (GLR)

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Romley Richard M Continued
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Light on Court Careers of Juvenile Offenders August 1988
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Testimony
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