Gang-Related Crime

Gang Related Homicides and Filings Return to 2012 Levels

Tracking gang-related data may help the community gauge the extent and nature of gang membership and gang- related crime. It can aid policymakers in determining the effectiveness of programs to combat gang-related crime and the level of funding needed to support these programs. This indicator measures gang-related crime filings, and the numbers of gangs and gang members as identified by law enforcement.