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Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
The purpose of this study will explore increasing gang membership, gang structure, and strategies utilized by the criminal justice system in attempting to curb gang-related crime and activities. Through a quantitative research study, the researcher examined crime in the cities of Garden Grove, California and Santa Ana, California in an attempt to determine the success of the Santa Nita Gang Injunction in reducing crime within the injunctions "safety zone."
Devor, Bryan William, "Controlling gang crime: The Santa Nita gang injunction" (2011). Theses Digitization Project. 138.