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NCJ Number: 157558 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Justice System Monitor
Corporate Author: Queensland Criminal Justice Cmssn
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: Queensland Criminal Justice Cmssn
Brisbane Albert Street, QLD, 4002
Sale Source: Queensland Criminal Justice Cmssn
P.O. Box 137
Brisbane Albert Street, QLD,
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: This publication identifies and analyzes significant trends in the Queensland (Australia) criminal justice system over the last five years.
Abstract: The document pays particular attention to the extent and areas in which there has been an increase in recorded crime, a comparison of reported and unreported crime rates in Queensland with other regions in Australia, and the extent to which the workload of the courts has increased and how the courts are coping with that increase. Other topics explored here include changes in the courts' sentencing practices, the increase in the workload of the corrections system and a comparison of incarceration rates and levels across Australia, government spending on the various components of the criminal justice system, and key events in the Queensland criminal justice system over the past year and their likely long-term effects. 2 tables, 21 figures, 33 notes, and 28 references
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Australia; Foreign correctional systems; Foreign courts; Foreign criminal justice systems; Foreign police; Trend analysis
Note: Criminal Justice System Monitor Series Vol 1, No 1 (August 1995). US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program.
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