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Title: MULTNOMAH COUNTY (OR) NO-PLEA BARGAINING UNIT - EXEMPLARY PROJECT VALIDATION REPORT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Abt Associates, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 223
Sponsoring Agency: Abt Associates, Inc
Cambridge, MA 02138
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
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
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EXEMPLARY PROJECT VALIDATION REPORT OF AN IMPACT CITIES PROJECT OF THE MULTNOMAH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE TO DETER IMPACT CRIMES BY OBTAINING HIGH CONVICTION AND INCARCERATION RATES FOR THEM.
Abstract: THE PROJECT CONSISTED OF A UNIT OF FIVE DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ESTABLISHED TO PROSECUTE THE IMPACT CRIMES OF ARMED ROBBERY, BURGLARY IN A DWELLING, AND RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS, THE UNIT SOUGHT TO ASSIGN EACH CASE TO ONE DISTRICT ATTORNEY FROM SCREENING TO DISPOSITION; PROVIDE SWIFT AND COMPLETE PROSECUTION IN A MAXIMUM OF 60 DAYS FROM ARREST TO TRIAL; AND REDUCE THE INCIDENCE OF PLEA BARGAINING. THIS VALIDATION REPORT INCORPORATES INFORMATION FROM THE NO-PLEA BARGAINING UNIT EXEMPLARY PROJECT APPLICATION; A PRELIMINARY EVALUATION BY THE OREGON LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE; AN EVALUATION BY THE RAND CORPORATION; AND STATISTICS FROM THE 1974 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MULTNOMAH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. THE PROJECT'S SUCCESS, ADAPTABILITY, AND STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES ARE ASSESSED.
Index Term(s): Burglary; Convictions; Court statistics; Dealing in stolen goods; Deterrence; Impact cities; Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA); LEAA exemplary programs; Oregon; Plea negotiations; Program evaluation; Prosecutors; Robbery; Sentencing/Sanctions
Note: EXEMPLARY PROJECT - VALIDATION REPORT
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