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NCJ Number: 126759 Find in a Library
Title: Louisville-Jefferson County Crime Commission, Annual Report, 1989
Corporate Author: Louisville/Jefferson Cty
Crime Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: Louisville/Jefferson Cty
Louisville, KY 40203
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report of the Louisville-Jefferson County Crime Commission contains an overview of the Commission's membership and staff, its background, a mission statement, and an overview of 1989 activities and accomplishments.
Abstract: In general, the Commission seeks to analyze crime data in the community it serves, to assess the impact of crime upon the community's citizens, to evaluate existing criminal justice agencies, and to promote public involvement in crime prevention. The report evaluates the Commission's progress toward objectives set for 1989, which included, inter alia, coordinating a computerized system to track offenders through the criminal justice system, operating a Statewide information clearinghouse, analyzing statistics on the State's jail population, assisting in the development of a drug law enforcement strategy, producing a television series on crime and justice, and providing staff support to local agencies. Staff activities, which can be broadly categorized as criminal justice coordination projects, criminal justice research and evaluation, program planning and development, and public relations, are summarized for the reporting period. 3 figures and 2 appendixes
Main Term(s): Crime commissions
Index Term(s): Criminal justice coordinating committee; Kentucky; Public relations programs
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