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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 211622     Find in a Library
Title: NIJ Journal Issue No. 233
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 09/1997
Page Count: 34
  Series: NIJ Journal
  Annotation: This issue of the National Institute of Justice Journal showcases an article describing what is known about current probation practices in the United States and presents survey findings on the public’s views on crime and law enforcement.
Abstract: In its continued efforts to spread the work of successful programs and research achievements in criminal justice, the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) developed the National Institute of Justice Journal. In this issue of the Journal, the lead article examines probation practices and challenges in the United States with recommendations to strengthen probation departments so they may effectively execute their justice system role. This article is followed by two additional articles: (1) survey findings on Americans’ views on crime and law enforcement and the importance of public support for justice agencies in achieving goals and addressing challenges and (2) steps in creating a computer-based system designed to put authorship identification on a scientific footing whether handwritten, typed, or found on a computer disk. The Journal concludes with general information on recent publications, final reports from NIJ-sponsored research projects, and NIJ research development and evaluation solicitations.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Homicide ; Fraud ; Publications lists ; Grants or contracts ; Probation ; Reference materials ; Federal programs ; Funding guidelines ; National Institute of Justice (NIJ) ; Public Opinion of Crime ; Probation effectiveness
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=232901

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