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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 168621   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
Title: Bureau of Justice Assistance Annual Report Fiscal Year 1996
  Document URL: Text PDF 
Corporate Author: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
United States of America
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 52
  Series: BJA Monographs
  Annotation: The fiscal year 1996 annual report of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) details plans and progress of the BJA and projects sponsored by the BJA to reduce crime, violence, and drug abuse and to improve the criminal justice system.
Abstract: The BJA assists many State and local criminal justice agencies by supporting them with funds, training, technical assistance, evaluation, and comprehensive strategic planning. The mission of the BJA is to provide leadership and assistance in support of local criminal justice strategies to achieve strong neighborhoods and safe communities. In fiscal year 1996, the BJA focused on Byrne formula and discretionary grants, special programs, and local law enforcement block grants to attain the following goals: promote effective and innovative crime control and prevention strategies; demonstrate the replication of effective crime control programs that support public-private partnerships, planning, and criminal justice system improvement; leverage and efficiently administer available resources; and provide a dynamic work environment that fosters and encourages excellence, innovation, and responsiveness. Specific crime prevention initiatives and programs sponsored by the BJA are described. An appendix contains data on fiscal year 1996 Byrne formula and discretionary grant program awards by State and information on BJA legislative purpose areas. 6 tables
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Grants or contracts ; Drug prevention programs ; Crime prevention measures ; Federal programs ; State-by-state analyses ; Crime prevention planning ; Violence prevention ; Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) ; BJA grant-related documents
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 97-DD-BX-0011
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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