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NCJ Number: 65599 Find in a Library
Title: SECRETARIAT - ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE - NATIONAL PAROLE BOARD CANADIAN PENITENTIARY SERVICE - ANNUAL REPORT, 1977-1978
Corporate Author: Canada Solicitor General
Canada
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 229
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Solicitor General
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8, Canada
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: THE ACTIVITIES OF THE SECRETARIAT IN THE MINISTRY OF THE SOLICITOR GENERAL, THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE, THE NATIONAL PAROLE BOARD, AND THE CANADIAN PENITENTIARY SERVICE ARE REVIEWED FOR APRIL 1977 THROUGH MARCH 1978.
Abstract: THE SECRETARIAT DEVELOPS AND COORDINATES MINISTRY POLICY IN THE AREAS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, CORRECTIONS, AND PAROLE. INDIVIDUAL REPORTS ARE INCLUDED FOR THE POLICY PLANNING AND PROGRAM EVALUATION BRANCH, THE POLICE AND SECURITY PLANNING AND ANALYSIS BRANCH, THE COMMUNICATION AND CONSULTATION BRANCH, AND THE RESEARCH AND SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT BRANCH. THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE ARE REPORTED IN INDIVIDUAL SECTIONS, AND ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND THE CANADIAN POLICE INFORMATION CENTER ARE ALSO COVERED. THE THIRD PART OF THE REPORT IS DEVOTED TO THE NATIONAL PAROLE BOARD, AND INFORMATION ON FULL PAROLE, DAY PAROLE, MANDATORY SUPERVISION, CLEMENCY, AND SPECIAL PROJECTS IS PROVIDED. A FINAL SECTION ON THE CANADIAN PENITENTIARY SERVICE DESCRIBES MAJOR CHANGES IN POLICY AND ORGANIZATION STEMMING, IN LARGE PART, FROM A MAJOR REPORT ON THE TOTAL PENAL SYSTEM COMPLETED BY A PARLIAMENTARY SUBCOMMITTEE IN 1977. THIS REPORT REPRESENTED A CONCERNED RESPONSE TO REPEATED STRIKES, RIOTS, MURDERS, AND HOSTAGE-TAKING DURING 1970-75, CULMINATING IN THREE LARGE-SCALE DISTURBANCES IN 1976.
Index Term(s): Canada; Correctional facilities; Parole; Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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