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NCJ Number: 149073 Find in a Library
Title: Community Relations Service Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1991
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Community Relations Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 41
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report describes the activities of the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service (CRS) in the areas of conflict resolution and immigration and refugee assistance.
Abstract: In fiscal year 1991, CRS staff worked on resolving 885 cases, an increase of 10 percent over the 1990 caseload. CRS recorded 208 incidents involving allegations of excessive use of force by law enforcement officials, an increase of 27 percent over 1991 figures. CRS recorded 81 incidents of potential conflict involving institutions of higher learning in 1991. CRS assessments of hate violence rose from 414 in fiscal year 1990 to 501 in fiscal year 1991. During the reporting period, CRS established a hotline for individuals to report hate crimes, receiving an average of 4.7 calls per workday. In 1991, CRS provided primary and secondary resettlement services to 2,810 Mariel Cuban and Haitian immigrants, more than double the number served the previous year.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Community relations; Conflict resolution; Hate Crimes; Immigrants/Aliens; Statistics; US Department of Justice; Victims of Crime
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