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NCJ Number: 83697 Find in a Library
Title: Pennsylvania Crime Commission - Annual Report, 1981
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Crime Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Pennsylvania Crime Cmssn
Linglestown, PA 17112
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: The commission reports on crime trends in Pennsylvania between 1978 and 1981 and on its investigations of organized crime in such areas as drug smuggling, health care fraud, liquor licensing, and pornography.
Abstract: Statistics are presented on the geographic distributions of arson, narcotics cases, and other specific crimes. Profiles of prominent members of organized crime families and narrative descriptions of several gangland assassinations are presented. Recommendations include consolidating local law enforcement agencies and considering organized crime figures', long involvement in criminal activities at their sentencing. Figures, photographs, and biographies of crime commission members are included.
Index Term(s): Arson; Crime commissions; Criminal infiltration of business; Drug Related Crime; Liquor law violations; Organized crime investigation; Pennsylvania; Pornography
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