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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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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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