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NCJ Number: 156036 Find in a Library
Title: Current Efforts and Future Challenges: The 1994 Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Cmssn on Crime and Delinquency
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 37
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report highlights the significant issues and initiatives addressed by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to improve the administration of justice in the State during 1994.
Abstract: The commission's activities focused on eight major program areas: intermediate sanctions, statistics and policy research, criminal justice and drug prevention-education training, civil and criminal training, juvenile justice, victim/witness services, community crime prevention, and drug control and system improvement. Major accomplishments were the analysis proposed criminal justice legislation and production of specific impact estimates for bills likely to affect the State's correctional system, participation in a multistate pilot study of convenience store robberies, and completion of its role in the federally funded study of sentencing policies and practices. Other accomplishments focused on improving criminal history records and developing standards for the electronic submission of county jail statistical information. Chart and list of grants awarded
Main Term(s): Criminal justice system reform
Index Term(s): Commission reports; Crime prevention planning; Pennsylvania
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