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Title: SANTA CLARA COUNTY NARCOTICS BUREAU EVALUATION - JUNE, 1971 TO DECEMBER, 1972
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: American Justice Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 54
Sponsoring Agency: American Justice Institute
Sacramento, CA 95814
National Technical Information Service
Springfield, VA 22151
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 72-NI-09-0001; CCCJ D-36-71
Sale Source: National Technical Information Service
US Dept of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: RESULTS OF FIRST 18 MONTHS OF OPERATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT GROUP CONCENTRATING ON SURVEILLANCE AND PURCHASE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS FROM MAJOR DEALERS.
Abstract: PROJECT OBJECTIVES INCLUDE- 1) REDUCING THE SUPPLY AND DEMAND FOR ILLEGAL NARCOTICS, A) ESTABLISHING A LAW ENFORCEMENT DRUG COUNCIL, 3) ESTABLISHING A SPECIALLY TRAINED CODE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, 4) IMPROVING OPERATIONAL INTERRELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN AGENCIES, 5) ESTABLISHING EFFECTIVE PUBLIC EDUCATION AND INSTRUCTION PROGRAMS, 6) INCREASING EFFECTIVENESS OF NARCOTICS ENFORCEMENT OF SMALLER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, AND 7) ESTABLISHING A CENTRAL NARCOTICS RECORD SYSTEM. THE REPORT CONCLUDES THAT THE PROJECT HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE MAJORITY OF ITS OBJECTIVES. THE PROJECT WAS ABLE TO SHOW ARRESTS AT INCREASINGLY HIGHER LEVELS OF DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS AND A HIGHER AVERAGE CONVICTION RATE. BUREAU ARRESTEES RECEIVED MORE SEVERE SENTENCES THAN THE AVERAGE, INDICATING THAT BUREAU AGENTS SECURED BETTER EVIDENCE. THE PROJECT PRODUCED SEVERAL USEFUL AND TRANSFERABLE MEASUREMENT TOOLS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; California; Drug information; Drug law enforcement units; Drug prevention programs; Evaluation; Pilot cities; Surveillance
Note: SANTA CLARA CRIMINAL JUSTICE PILOT PROGRAM
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