CRJ 101 Youth Gangs
On the Discussion Board, respond to the questions below and include an educated explanation for each:
If most youth gangs are racially and ethnically homogeneous, should law enforcement use race and ethnic-specific strategies to fight gang formation and control gang crime?
On the other hand, should law enforcement strategies be racially and ethnically neutral?
What dilemmas are created for police departments that pursue each of these strategies?
Is the likely result institutional or contextual discrimination?
Which theory of crime do you believe best explains the prevalence of gang crime in the United States?