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NCJ Number: 31395 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: HARTFORD (CT) INSTITUTE OF CRIMINAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE THE FIRST FIVE YEARS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Police Science Services, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 66
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Police Science Services, Inc
Washington, DC 20037
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A DESCRIPTION OF THE DEVELOPMENT, MEMBERSHIP, AND ACTIVITIES OF THIS PRIVATELY-FINANCED INSTITUTION WHICH AIDS THE HARTFORD CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Abstract: ADDRESSING THEMSELVES TO SPECIFIC PROBLEMS OF VARIOUS POPULATIONS WITHIN THE CITY, INSTITUTE STAFF HAVE CENTERED THEIR EFFORTS IN FOUR MAJOR AREAS - POLICE, COURTS, HEALTH SERVICES, AND CORRECTIONS. THIS BOOKLET DESCRIBES THE VARIOUS INSTITUTE PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN IN EACH OF THESE AREAS. AMONG THE PROJECTS DISCUSSED ARE THE HARTFORD BAIL PROJECT, DEVELOPMENT OF NEW BOOKING PROCEDURES, RECRUIT TRAINING, A LAW STUDENT PROJECT, A PROJECT TO INCREASE WITNESS ATTENDANCE, AND A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CIRCUIT COURT. OTHER HEALTH CARE AND CORRECTIONAL PROJECTS DESCRIBED INCLUDE A METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT PROGRAM, AN ALOCHOL DETOXIFICATION CENTER, A PRETRIAL DIVERSION PROJECT, AN OMBUDSMAN PROJECT, AND A PROBATION CASELOAD PROJECT. FINALLY, INSTITUTE EFFORTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME PREVENTION AND A CHILD ADVOCACY PROJECT ARE DISCUSSED.
Index Term(s): Bail/Financial Release; Community involvement; Connecticut; Criminal justice system planning; Drug treatment programs; Judicial diversion; Law student aides; Ombudsmen; Police recruit training; Pretrial procedures; Probation; Programs; Research
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