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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 July 22, 23, and 30, 1965
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Cmtte on the Judiciary
United States of America
Date Published: 1965
Page Count: 117
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Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Hearings were convened by a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary in July 1965 to consider passage of the Law Enforcement Assistance Act.
Abstract: Statements presented at the hearings discussed the act's concept of Federal assistance to State and local law enforcement agencies, specific projects related to police work, drug addiction and similar "invisible" crimes, the importance of the prosecutorial function and the correctional process, and police methods and training. State responses to the proposed act emphasized urban population explosion, increasing crime rates, the law enforcement response, and crime prevention. Other statements focused on the proposed Correctional Rehabilitation Study Act, crime detection, the need for adequately trained and paid law enforcement and correctional personnel, cooperation across jurisdictions, juvenile crime, capital punishment, police responsibilities, criminal caseloads, and crime prevention measures. In addition to statements made by U.S. Senators, presentations were given by Federal and State government officials, legal professionals, and municipal government officials.
Main Term(s): Law Enforcement Assistance Act
Index Term(s): US Senate
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