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Title: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency 1998 Annual Report
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Cmssn on Crime and Delinquency
United States of America
Date Published: May 1999
Page Count: 47
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 1998.
Abstract: Report highlights on accomplishments and activities for the PCCD for 1998 include: (1) by end of 1998, 16 of the initial 25 recommendations contained in the original juvenile justice plan to the Governor had been partially or completely implemented; (2) 3 new Communities That Care (CTC) program cycles were initiated in 1998 involving 20 jurisdictions; (3) implemented a 50-percent increase in support for the 130 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) projects operating throughout the State; (4) PCCD was part of the first group of users of the implementation of the Commonwealth’s Integrated Justice Information System, the Justice Network (JNET); (5) conducted significant enhancements to the R/Client management information system for community-based victim service agencies-over 60 victim service programs now use the R/Client software; (6) completed, printed, and distributed a curriculum entitled, “Victim Offender Conferencing in Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Justice System;” (7) sponsored 11 regional trainings on violence against women issues to over 800 law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and victim advocates; (8) funded 7 additional counties to implement Balanced and Restorative Justice projects, bringing the total number of counties participating in the BARJ initiative to 31; and (9) awarded 1,078 grants totaling over $84 million. Of this number, 613 grants amounting to over $51 million were funded with Federal monies with the remaining 465 grants totaling over $33 million funded with State dollars.
Main Term(s): Crime commissions
Index Term(s): Commission reports; Grants or contracts; Pennsylvania; Police effectiveness; Police training; Program financing; State government; State juvenile justice systems; Victim compensation; Victim services
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