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NCJ Number: 77682 Find in a Library
Title: Crime and the Justice System in Virginia - Annual Report Executive Summary
Corporate Author: Virginia Division of Justice and Crime Prevention
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Virginia Division of Justice and Crime Prevention
Richmond, VA 23219
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: An executive summary is provided for Virginia's annual report on crime and the justice system, which supplies data on the assessment of crime and justice and existing system efforts, impacts, and problems.
Abstract: In assessing crime and justice, data are provided on crime trends, offender processing, victims of violent crime, and the Virginia juvenile justice system. In the area of system efforts, impacts, gaps, and problems, the topics treated are crime prevention, law enforcement, adjudication, adult corrections, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, domestic violence, and substance abuse. Recommendations are proposed for dealing with problems in the aforementioned areas during 1981-1983. Limited tabular data are provided.
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Domestic assault; Drug abuse; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Personal crime victims; Sentencing/Sanctions; State criminal justice systems; Summaries; Violent crimes; Virginia
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