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Title: Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994
Corporate Author: US Congress
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 181
Sponsoring Agency: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Congress
Washington, DC
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America
Document: Text
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document contains the 33 titles of the Federal Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994.
Abstract: Each title addresses some issue which the U.S. Congress deems pertinent to countering violent crime in America. Title I, Public Safety and Policing, focuses on increasing police personnel and resources that will enhance the concept of community policing. Title II, Prisons, authorizes grants designed to mount programs that will lead to the incarceration of more violent offenders for longer periods. Title II, Crime Prevention, pertains to grants to local and State governments that will help fund violence prevention programs and experimentation. Violence Against Women is the topic of Title IV, which addresses various issues associated with violent crimes against women, notably sex offenses and domestic violence. Other titles in the act relate to drug control, the use and administration of the death penalty for violent crimes, drunk driving, firearms, terrorism, immigration enforcement, youth violence, street gangs, child pornography, crimes against children, rural crime, Federal law enforcement, State and local law enforcement, motor vehicle theft, and services for victims of violent crime.
Main Term(s): Victims of violent crime
Index Term(s): Capital punishment; Crime specific countermeasures; Domestic assault; Drug law offenses; Federal Code; Female victims; Firearms acts; Sentencing/Sanctions; Violence prevention; Violent crimes; Violent offenders
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