skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 163027 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Attorney General of the United States: Annual Report, 1988
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Office of the Attorney General
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 54
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20530-1555
Sale Source: US Dept of Justice
Office of the Attorney General
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-1555
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is the Annual Report on the activities of the Department of Justice during Fiscal Year 1988.
Abstract: The report is organized in chapters based on major program priorities for the year: Elimination of Illegal Drug Activity; Organized Crime; National Security; White Collar Crime and Other Litigation Priorities; Prisoner Handling, Detention and Incarceration; Immigration and Border Control; Administration of Justice: Cooperation and Coordination; International Cooperation; Legislative and Regulatory Activities; and Management Improvements. Highlights of the Department's year included: (1) development of a number of major legislative initiatives which contributed substantially to the enactment of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988; (2) drug-related asset seizures of over $770 million, with forfeitures exceeding $345 million; (3) recovery of over $100 million in Federal funds advanced to clean up toxic waste dumps; and (4) collection of $479 million in cash through litigation to secure the recovery of debts owed to the United States. Figures
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Anti-drug Abuse Act of 1988; Border control; Criminal justice system management; Drug law enforcement; Inmate statistics; International cooperation; Organized crime; Statistics; US Department of Justice; White collar crime
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.