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NCJ Number: 31164 Find in a Library
Title: PROGRESS IN DETERMINING APPROACHES WHICH WORK IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM - LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Comptroller General
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: Azimuth Inc.
Fairmont, WV 26554
National Institute of Justice/
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US Comptroller General
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Sale Source: Azimuth Inc.
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Fairmont, WV 26554
United States of America

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Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE STUDY OF LEAA TO GIVE THE CONGRESS A PERSPECTIVE TO ASSESS THE EXTENT TO WHICH LEAA AND THE STATES HAVE CHANGED THEIR APPROACHES TO MEET THE EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE CRIME CONTROL ACT OF 1973.
Abstract: THE ACT REQUIRED THAT STATES ASSIST LEAA BY PROVIDING CERTAIN INFORMATION AND CONDUCT EVALUATIONS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS. PROGRESS MADE BY LEAA AND THE STATES TOWARD EVALUATING SUCCESSFUL APPROACHES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM BEFORE ENACTMENT OF THE 1973 LAW AND PLANNING BY LEAA AND THE STATES TO MEET EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE ACT ARE EXAMINED. PROBLEMS THAT LEAA AND THE STATES HAVE HAD AND NEED TO OVERCOME IN ORDER FOR EVALUATIONS TO IMPROVE THE PROGRAM ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. THE STUDY GROUP CONCLUDES THAT CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM EVALUATION IS NECESSARY SO THAT A SOUND BASIS FOR MAKING SYSTEMATIC IMPROVEMENTS IS AVAILABLE AND MAXIMUM BENEFIT CAN BE DERIVED FROM RESOURCES SPENT.
Index Term(s): Allocution; Congressional information; Crime Control Act of 1973; Evaluation; Evaluation techniques; Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA); Legislation; Program evaluation
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