Criminal Street Gangs

Recognizing that criminal street gangs pose a most serious threat to New Jerseyans as a whole, and to New Jersey youths in particular, the Commission conducted a groundbreaking assessment that culminated in two days of public hearings in June. The Commissionís work product became an integral part of a broad new push by policy makers to reform and reinvigorate the stateís juvenile justice system. In a March 17, 1994 executive order, Governor Whitman listed the Commissionís report, Criminal Street Gangs, published in February 1994, as an important resource to be utilized by her Advisory Council on Juvenile Justice.

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