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Title: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency 1997 Annual Report
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Cmssn on Crime and Delinquency
United States of America
Date Published: June 1998
Page Count: 51
Sponsoring Agency: Pennsylvania Cmssn on Crime and Delinquency
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167
Sale Source: Pennsylvania Cmssn on Crime and Delinquency
P. O. Box 1167
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents program highlights and accomplishments for the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) for 1997.
Abstract: Report highlights on accomplishments and activities for the PCCD for 1997 include: (1) PCCD in conjunction with the Pennsylvania State Police and the Lower Allen Township Police Department unveiled new telecommunications technology connecting the State Police Automated Fingerprint Identification System to Livescan fingerprinting devices in various law enforcement agencies across the State; (2) implementation of outreach activities for the Victims Compensation Program; (3) PCCD’s Deputy Sheriffs’ Education and Training Board certified 174 deputy sheriffs through its basic and waiver training courses and provided continuing education training to approximately 600 deputies; (4) continued its Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) Initiative in order to assist counties in implementing the new juvenile justice system mission as stated in Act 33 of Special Session No. 1 of 1995 (12 new counties received funding awards to implement BARJ projects); (5) funded training for a cadre of 10 Pennsylvania-based Communities That Care (CTC) trainers to increase the State’s ability to provide CTC training to all interested trainers; (6) provided victim-related training to over 200 victim service providers on elder abuse, balanced approach, and restorative justice in the juvenile justice system and key offender issues for victim advocates; (7) awarded 243 grants totaling over $18.1 million in Drug Control and System Improvement (DCSI) funds, including 126 new criminal justice improvement efforts, and continuation funding support for 64 second-year and 53 third-year projects; (8) expanded the STOP Violence Against Women Program effort from 30 to 41 counties and provided regional training to law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and victim service professionals; (9) provided over $900,000 in DCSI support for new victim-related initiative; and (10) made 1,976 awards for more than $5 million in victims’ compensation payments to victims of crime and other claimants.
Main Term(s): Crime commissions
Index Term(s): Allocution; Commission reports; Grants or contracts; Pennsylvania; Police effectiveness; Police training; State government; State juvenile justice systems; Victim services
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