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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 167576     Find in a Library
Title: NIJ Awards in Fiscal Year 1997
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Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 06/1998
Page Count: 28
  Series: NIJ Research in Brief
  Annotation: This listing identifies grants, interagency and cooperative agreements, contracts, and fellowships awarded by the National Institute of Justice during fiscal year 1997.
Abstract: The awards reflect research, evaluation, training, dissemination, and technical support projects, including those supported by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Agency Act of 1994 and those conducted in partnership with other Federal agencies. The awards are listed alphabetically by project title within the following major topic areas and subcategories: (1) criminal behavior--drug use forecasting, drugs and crime, residential substance abuse treatment, and violence; (2) crime control and prevention--community policing, crime mapping, firearms research, and locally initiated policing partnerships; (3) criminal justice system--corrections, courts, and law enforcement family support; (4) technology research and development--community-oriented policing technology, DNA identification, law enforcement and corrections technology centers, and less-than-lethal technology; and (5) information dissemination and technical support. Each award entry contains information on the recipient organization and the grant amount.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Drug abuse ; Grants or contracts ; Drug treatment programs ; Drug use ; Science and Technology ; Crime prevention measures ; Funding sources ; Federal programs ; Drug Related Crime ; Police crime-prevention ; Forensics/Forensic Sciences ; Criminal justice research ; Community policing ; DNA fingerprinting ; Violence prevention ; Drug Use Forecasting system
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Type: Program/Project Description
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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