youth

 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?