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Title: PROGRAMS MEETING EFFECTIVENESS CRITERIA OF SECTION 401(A) JUSTICE SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT ACT, 1979
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
National Institute of Justice
Office of Development, Testing and Dissemination
United States of
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 76
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
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: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT IS INTENDED TO ASSIST STATES AND LOCALITIES IN RESPONDING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1979 (SECTION 401 (A)).
Abstract: THE ACT IDENTIFIES 22 AREAS WHICH CAN BE SUPPORTED BY LEAA'S FORMULA GRANT FUNDS. THIS DOCUMENT DESCRIBES 20 PROGRAMS WHICH MEET THE ACT'S CRITERIA. FOR EACH PROGRAM LISTED, INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ABOUT THE PROGRAM TITLE, PROGRAM CATEGORY, PROGRAM DESCRIPTION, PERFORMANCE INFORMATION, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION, CRITERION. THE PROGRAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE STATES OF WASHINGTON, FLORIDA, COLORADO, NEW YORK, ALABAMA, MARYLAND, CALIFORNIA, MICHIGAN, ILLINOIS, IOWA, AND LOUISIANA, AND IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THEY DEAL WITH SUCH PROBLEMS AS COMMUNITY CRIME, JUVENILE OFFENDERS, INCREASING THE EFFICIENCY OF POLICE INVESTIGATIONS, STREET CRIME, RAPE, AND INCREASING THE EFFICIENCY OF JURY SELECTION AND DUTY. THE REPORT ALSO LISTS SOME 60 RESOURCE DOCUMENTS THAT CAN HELP JURISDICTIONS IN DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A WIDE VARIETY OF PROGRAMS RESPONSIVE TO THE ACT'S PURPOSES. TRAINING RESOURCE PACKAGES ARE ALSO LISTED. FOOTNOTES ARE PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Career criminal programs; Crime Control Programs; Juror utilization; Jury selection; Justice System Improvement Act of 1979; Juvenile resource directories; Program financing; Property crimes; Public defenders; Rape; Research programs; Target groups; White collar crime; Work release
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