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  NCJ Number: NCJ 176356   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 1998
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Ctr
State University of New York at Albany
United States of America
  Date Published: 10/1999
  Page Count: 638
  Annotation: The 1998 edition of the Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics presents a broad spectrum of criminal justice data from more than 100 sources in 6 sections.
  Abstract: The six sections cover characteristics of criminal justice systems, public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice topics, nature and distribution of known offenses, characteristics and distribution of persons arrested, judicial processing of defendants, and persons under correctional supervision. Nearly all the data contained in the sourcebook are nationwide in scope. Where possible, data are displayed by regions, states, and cities to increase their value for local decision-makers and for comparative analyses. The sourcebook includes more than 612 tables and figures, a subject index, an annotated bibliography, technical appendixes with definitions and methodology, and a list of source publishers and their addresses.
  Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
  Index Term(s): Offender statistics ; Arrest statistics ; Offense statistics ; National crime statistics ; Corrections statistics ; Reference materials ; Public Opinion of Crime ; BJS grant-related documents ; United States of America
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Bureau of Justice Statistics Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 179
Dept. BJS-236
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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