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NCJ Number: 34199 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: PEACE AND SECURITY - PROTECTION AGAINST VIOLENT CRIME
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Canada Solicitor General
Canada
Date Published: 1976
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Solicitor General
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8, Canada
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: A KIT, CONTAINING TWO PIECES OF PROPOSED LEGISLATION, EXPLANATORY NOTES, A PRESS RELEASE, AND A BRIEF DESCRIPTIVE PAMPHLET ON THE PEACE AND SECURITY PROGRAM OF WHICH THE LEGISLATION IS A PART.
Abstract: TAKEN AS A WHOLE, THESE MEASURES ARE AIMED AT STRENGTHENING THE CRIMINAL LAW AND ITS ADMINISTRATION, PARTICULARLY AS THEY APPLY TO CRIMES OF VIOLENCE. MEASURES INCLUDE NEW SENTENCING PROVISIONS FOR CONVICTED MURDERERS AND DANGEROUS OFFENDERS, INCREASED RESOURCES FOR CRIME PREVENTION AND CHANGES IN THE RULES THAT APPLY TO ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE, MORE COMPREHENSIVE GUN CONTROL, PROVISIONS ENABLING THE PROVINCES TO SET UP COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY INTO ORGANIZED CRIME, AN ACCELERATED PROGRAM FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF SMALLER, SAFER AND MORE EFFECTIVE PENITENTIARIES, MEASURES TO PROVIDE BETTER CONTROL IN PENITENTIARIES AND BETTER SCREENING PROCESSES FOR THE RELEASE OF OFFENDERS INTO SOCIETY. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT) --IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH
Index Term(s): Canada; Correctional facilities; Electronic surveillance; Gun Control; Legislation; Offender classification; Organized crime investigation; Sentencing/Sanctions; Violent crimes
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