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Title: Virginia State Crime Commission Annual Report 1989
Corporate Author: Virginia State Crime Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 82
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Virginia State Crime Cmssn
Richmond, VA 23219
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report summarizes the accomplishments of the Virginia State Crime Commission in 1989 and indicates the direction of Commission efforts for 1990.
Abstract: The purpose of the Commission is to study, report, and make recommendations on all areas of pubic safety and protection. It develops and evaluates law and administrative procedures which affect judges, prosecutors, law enforcement officials, jails and prisons, forensic laboratories, community diversion programs, crime prevention programs, probation and parole, criminal procedure and evidence, victims and witness of crime, and private security. During 1989, the Commission conducted formal studies on: (1) drug trafficking, abuse and related crime; (2) shock incarceration; (3) nondetectable firearms and court security; (4) education of handicapped jail inmates; (5) the "Youthful Offender Act"; (6) transportation of juveniles; and (7) victims and witnesses of crime. Other issues also considered by the Commission are highlighted. An executive summary of legislative accomplishments during the year is included in the report, as well as an overview of legislative proposals for 1990. 5 appendixes, 3 figures
Main Term(s): Commission reports; Crime commissions
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; Government reactions to crime; Laws and Statutes; Virginia
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