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NCJ Number: 118641 Find in a Library
Title: Domestic MIAs (Missing In Action): Our Forgotten Victims
Journal: Justice Professional  Volume:4  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1989)  Pages:1-18
Author(s): B L Hart; M D Moore
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 19
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper explores the issue of "Domestic MIAs" and the system's response to them.
Abstract: The paper proposes to expand the dead to include those surviving victims and families of deceased victims whose cases were not followed-up or prosecuted. Attention is given to the need for reordering law enforcement's priorities and procedures regarding these types of cases. Finally, it is argued that a reconsideration of priorities can have a positive impact on the future of law enforcement, victims, and society as a whole. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Missing person investigation
Index Term(s): Police services for victims; Victims of violent crime
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