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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 205334     Find in a Library
Title: Reporting by Prosecutors' Offices to Repositories of Criminal History Records
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Author(s): Peter Brien
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 04/2005
Page Count: 3
  Series: BJS Technical Reports
  Annotation: This document examines the reporting of case dispositions by State court prosecutors to State criminal history repositories.
Abstract: The report looks at the type of final disposition information reported, the method used to transmit, and the length of time required to provide a final disposition. It describes the impediments that many prosecutors encounter which inhibit providing case declinations and other final disposition information to the repository.
Main Term(s): Offender statistics
Index Term(s): Data collection devices ; Prosecutors ; Criminal histories ; Computerized criminal histories ; Data collection
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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