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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 161417     Find in a Library
Title: Bureau of Justice Assistance Annual Report Fiscal Year 1995
  Document URL: Text PDF 
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 45
  Annotation: The fiscal year 1995 annual report of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) summarizes the bureau's grant-related activities and crime control initiatives.
Abstract: The report focuses on funds appropriated to assist State and local criminal justice agencies, Byrne grants and subgrants, partnership initiatives in communities to prevent violent crime and reduce illegal drugs, and ways of improving the functioning of the criminal justice system. The report also looks at corrections options and how to make the best use of scarce resources, the role of technology in crime prevention, promising crime control programs, BJA program planning from needs assessment to performance indicators, special BJA programs, BJA legislative purpose areas, and BJA-funded publications. Specific community crime prevention projects and initiatives that have been funded with BJA grants are briefly described, and the BJA's focus on program evaluation, technical assistance, and training is discussed. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
Index Term(s): Crime Control Programs ; Drug regulation ; Science and Technology ; Statistics ; Crime prevention measures ; Funding sources ; State-by-state analyses ; Corrections ; Police ; Violence prevention ; Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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