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NCJ Number: NCJ 179559     Find in a Library
Title: Addressing Hate Crimes: Six Initiatives That Are Enhancing the Efforts of Criminal Justice Practitioners
Series: BJA Monographs
Author(s): Stephen Wessler
Corporate Author: Ctr for the Study and Prevention of Hate Violence
United States of America
Date Published: 02/2000
Page Count: 19
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 95-DD-BX-K001
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Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This monograph describes six initiatives for preventing and responding to hate crimes.
Abstract: The six initiatives to assist criminal justice practitioners in responding to hate crimes are: (1) The International Association of Chiefs of Police Summit: Hate Crime in America, a 2-day summit for law enforcement, civil rights and other leaders to develop recommendations for addressing hate crimes; (2) Department of Justice’s National Hate Crime Training Initiative, to develop multilevel hate crime training curricula for local law enforcement agencies; (3) Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Roll Call Video: Responding to Hate Crimes, which covers the initial response to and investigation of possible hate crimes; (4) The International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Responding to Hate Crimes: A Police Officer’s Guide to Investigation and Prevention of hate incidents and hate crimes, and how best to assist victims; (5) The American Prosecutors Research Institute’s Resource Guide, Prosecutors Respond to Hate Crimes Project; and (6) The Maine Department of the Attorney General’s Designated Civil Rights Officers Project, to develop a coordinated statewide system for hate crime investigation and prosecution.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) ; US Department of Justice ; Crimes against persons ; Victim services ; Human rights training ; Bias related violence ; Hate Crimes ; Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) ; Maine
   
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