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  NCJ Number: NCJ 179768   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Continuing Criminal History Records Improvement Evaluation: Final 1994-98 Report
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Michael F. Cahn ; Robin C. Neray
  Corporate Author: Queues Enforth Development, Inc
United States of America
  Date Published: 02/2000
  Page Count: 257
  Series: BJS Full Reports
  Annotation: This report describes the results of an ongoing evaluation of State activity relating to improvement of criminal records.
  Abstract: Activities reviewed include upgrading of accuracy and completeness of records, automation, implementation of positive identification procedures and procedures for responding to firearm background check inquiries. The report describes the nature of activities initiated, time until completion, and impact on availability of records. Characteristics of individual States are represented in some areas. Figures, tables, references, appendixes
  Main Term(s): Statistics
  Index Term(s): Statistical analysis ; Gun Control ; Criminal justice statistics ; Crime data files ; Firearms ; State-by-state analyses ; State crime statistics ; Citizen gun ownership ; Gun control legislation
  Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
United States of America

Indiana University Purdue University, Research Support Funds
United States of America
  Contract Number: 95-RU-RX-K002;98-RU-VX-K003;
  Sale Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
810 Seventh Street NW
Office of Justice Programs
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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