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Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 61
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes some of the Institute's efforts to fulfill its mandate to encourage research and development to improve and strengthen law enforcement and criminal justice.
Abstract: The Institute carries out its work through four major offices: (1) Research Programs, both basic and applied; (2) Research and Evaluation Methods; (3) Program Evaluation; and (4) Development, Testing and Dissemination, which develops program models, conducts field tests and training workshops, and provides information on criminal justice topics to an international audience. Topics discussed in this report include: (1) Research Agreements: Toward an Understanding of Crime; (2) Community Crime Prevention: Focus on the Citizen; (3) Police: New Perspectives; (4) Adjudication: Streamlining the Courts; (5) Corrections: A System in Transition; (6) Evaluation: What Works...and at What Cost? (7) Research Utilization: Bridging the Knowledge Gap; and (8) Special Projects: Looking to the Future. Appendixes
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Corrections; Courts; Crime prevention measures; Grants or contracts; Police
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