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Title: Law Enforcement Assistance Act of 1965 -- Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 89th Congress, 1st Session, 1965
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Cmtte on the Judiciary
United States of America
Date Published: 1965
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Superintendent of Documents
Washington, DC 20402
US Congress
Washington, DC 20510
Publication Number: 50-137
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents
Congressional Sales Office GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America
Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The Law Enforcement Assistance Act was proposed in 1965, and hearings were held by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary to consider its passage.
Abstract: The main purposes of the act were to authorize the U.S. Attorney General to make grants for the training of State and local law enforcement personnel and to make grants for demonstration and other projects designed to improve the capabilities, techniques, and practices of State and local agencies charged with law enforcement and related responsibilities. The act's overall objective is to improve and strengthen crime control programs. Its authors envisioned that the act would bolster existing training programs for law enforcement personnel and support the development of new training methods. It was also envisioned that the act would authorize Federal support for the development of improved methods of enforcing criminal laws and administering justice. Statements of support for the act are included along with a section-by-section description of the act.
Main Term(s): Law Enforcement Assistance Act
Index Term(s): Law enforcement staff needs assessment; US Senate
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