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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 205988     Find in a Library
Title: 50 Largest Crime Labs, 2002
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Matthew J. Hickman ; Joseph L. Peterson
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 09/2004
Page Count: 4
  Series: BJS Technical Reports
  Annotation: This report estimates the workload, backlog, and resources needed to meet the demand for forensic services in the Nation's 50 largest publicly funded crime labs.
Abstract: Data were collected as part of the ongoing Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories. Census information will be used to better understand the number of cases processed by these labs and the amount of resources required to meet the increased demand for forensic services. In developing and implementing this census, BJS worked closely with the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLAD).
Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
Index Term(s): Crime Laboratories (Crime Labs) ; Crime laboratory equipment ; Crime laboratory facility planning ; Crime laboratory management
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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United States of America
Type: Survey
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: Downloaded September 14, 2004.
   
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