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NCJ Number: 34793 Find in a Library
Title: LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION - A PARTNERSHIP FOR CRIME CONTROL
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Law Enforcement Assistance Admin
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 47
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOKLET PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF THE OBJECTIVES, HISTORY, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND PROGRAMS OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION, AND LISTS VALUABLE REFERENCE INFORMATION ON PUBLICATIONS AND FINANCIAL AID.
Abstract: THE VARIOUS TYPES OF GRANTS AVAILABLE THROUGH LEAA AND THE ROLE OF THE STATE PLANNING AGENCIES IN THE GRANT PROCESS ARE DESCRIBED. MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OF LEAA ARE OUTLINED; THESE INCLUDE THE NATIONAL CRIME PANEL SURVEY OF VICTIMIZATION; THE PUBLICATION OF THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND GOALS; THE HIGH IMPACT ANTICRIME PROGRAM; LEAA-SPONSORED STUDIES OF JAILS, JURY UTILIZATION, COURTS, AND JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, DEVELOPMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS; AND ADVANCES IN NEW EQUIPMENT. PRINCIPLE PROVISIONS OF LEAA LEGISLATION ARE SUMMARIZED AND A BRIEF FUNDING HISTORY IS PROVIDED. LEAA PROGRAMS IN THE AREAS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH, POLICE ACTIVITIES, COURT REFORM, CORRECTIONS, JUVENILE JUSTICE, COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION, LAW ENFORCEMENT EDUCATION, AND ORGANIZED CRIME ARE DESCRIBED AS WELL. ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS BOOKLET ARE DESCRIPTIONS OF LEAA SPECIAL SERVICES, A PUBLICATIONS LIST, AND GUIDELINES ON HOW TO APPLY FOR LEAA FINANCIAL AID. AMONG THE APPENDED MATERIALS ARE A LIST OF THE STATE PLANNING AGENCIES AND REGIONAL OFFICES, AND GRAPHS SHOWING LEAA BUDGET INFORMATION.
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA); Public information
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