In her first book, "Jumped In," Jorja Leap, professor of social welfare in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, told the story of her life as a "gangster anthropologist" and an observer and advocate for the young men ...
There are over one million juvenile gang members in the U.S., more than three times the number estimated by law enforcement, according to a recent study.
Although membership in a gang often is depicted as a lifelong commitment, the typical gang member joins at age 13 and only stays active for about two years, according to a study at Sam Houston State University.
Gang members are twice as likely to become both a victim and an offender of a crime than non-gang members, as single acts of violence often lead to retribution between gangs as a whole, according to a new study.
The U.S. Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant.
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether police may search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant.
Two U.S. Supreme Court cases about police searches of mobile phones without warrants present vastly different views of the ubiquitous device.
Girls and young women can achieve influence and high status in criminal street gangs because of their people skills, the British Sociological Association annual conference in Leeds heard today.
Police in northern England thought they'd made a major discovery, but they may have jumped the gun.
Who young people hang out with and what they have done in the past, is consistently more important than their recent offending in explaining why the police stop-and-search them.