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Works: 4,385 works in 8,296 publications in 1 language and 407,967 library holdings
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Aptitude for destruction by Brian A Jackson( )

18 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Better ways are needed to understand how terrorist groups become more effective and dangerous. Learning is the link between what a group wants to do and its ability to actually do it; therefore, a better understanding of group learning might contribute to the design of better measures for combating terrorism. This study analyzes current understanding of group learning and the factors that influence it and outlines a framework that should be useful in present analytical efforts and for identifying areas requiring further study
Challenges and choices for crime-fighting technology : federal support of state and local law enforcement by William Schwabe( )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the American federal system, most law is cast as state statutes and local ordinances; accordingly, most law enforcement is the responsibility of state and local agencies. Federal law and federal law enforcement come into play only where there is rationale for it, consistent with the Constitution. Within this framework, a clear role has been identified for federal support of state and local agencies. This report provides findings of a study of technology in use or needed by law enforcement agencies at the state and local level, for the purpose of informing federal policymakers as they consider technology-related support for these agencies. In addition, it seeks to characterize the obstacles that exist to technology adoption by law enforcement agencies and to characterize the perceived effects of federal assistance programs intended to facilitate the process. The study findings are based on a nationwide Law Enforcement Technology Survey and a similar Forensics Technology Survey (FTS) conducted in late spring and early summer 2000, interviews conducted throughout the year, focus groups conducted in autumn 2000, and review of an extensive, largely nonacademic literature. Companion reports: Schwabe, William, Needs and Prospects for Crime-Fighting Technology: The Federal Role in Assisting State and Local Law Enforcement, Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND, 1999. Davis, Lois M., William Schwabe, and Ronald Fricker, Challenges and Choices for Crime-Fighting Technology: Results from Two Nationwide Surveys, Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND, 2001
Long-term effects of law enforcement's post-9/11 focus on counterterrorism and homeland security by Lois M Davis( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the need for increased counterterrorism (CT) and homeland security (HS) efforts at the federal, state, and local levels has taken the spotlight in public safety efforts. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, many law enforcement agencies (LEAs) shifted more resources toward developing CT and HS capabilities, and the federal government continues to support these efforts with grants provided through the Department of Homeland Security. This monograph examines the long-term adjustments that large urban LEAs have made to accommodate the focus on CT and HS, as well as the advantages and challenges associated with it. The study relies primarily on in-depth case studies of five large urban LEAs, as well as a review of federal HS grant programs and a quantitative analysis of the potential costs associated with shifting law enforcement personnel from traditional policing to focus on HS and CT functions. Major trends among the five case study LEAs include the creation of specialized departments and units, as well as an increased emphasis on information-sharing, which, nationwide, has led to the creation of fusion centers that serve as formal hubs for regional information-sharing networks. LEAs' HS and CT efforts are also greatly influenced by the restrictions and requirements associated with federal HS grant funding. Finally, using cost-of-crime estimates, it is possible to partially quantify the costs associated with LEAs' shifting of personnel away from traditional crime prevention toward CT and HS -- there are also clear benefits associated with law enforcement's focus on CT and HS, but they are difficult to quantify, and this is posing a challenge for LEAs as the economic downturn puts pressure on public budgets
What's changing in prosecution? : report of a workshop by Philip B Heymann( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fostering innovation in community and institutional corrections : identifying high-priority technology and other needs for the U.S. corrections sector by Brian A Jackson( )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The agencies of the U.S. corrections enterprise manage offenders confined in prisons and jails and those who have been released into the community on probation and parole. The enterprise is one of the three central pillars of the criminal justice system, along with police and the courts. Corrections agencies face major challenges from declining budgets, increasing populations under supervision, problems of equity and fairness in administrating justice, and other concerns. To better achieve its objectives and play its role within the criminal justice enterprise, the sector needs innovation in corrections technology, policy, and practice. This report draws on published literature and new structured deliberations of a practitioner Corrections Advisory Panel to frame an innovation agenda. It identifies and prioritizes potential improvements in technology, policy, and practice in both community and institutional corrections. Some of the top-tier needs identified by the panel and researchers include adapting transcription and translation tools for the corrections environment, developing training for officers on best practices for managing offenders with mental health needs, and changing visitation policies (for example, using video visitation) to reduce opportunities for visitors to bring contraband into jails and prisons. Such high-priority needs provide a menu of innovation options for addressing key problems or capitalizing on emerging opportunities in the corrections sector. This report is part of a larger effort to assess and prioritize technology and related needs across the criminal justice community for the National Institute of Justice{u2019}s National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center system
Crime and justice. a review of research. by Michael H Tonry( Book )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume covers a range of criminal justice issues, from the effects of parental imprisonment on children to economists and crime
National Institute of Justice journal( )

in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Use of force by police : overview of national and local data( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preventing gang- and drug-related witness intimidation by Peter Finn( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local prosecution of environmental crime by Theodore M Hammett( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategies for disrupting illegal firearms markets : a case study of Los Angeles by Greg Ridgeway( )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Could a data-driven, problem-solving approach yield new interventions to disrupt local, illegal gun markets serving criminals, gang members, and juveniles in Los Angeles? Law enforcement can analyze patterns in crime-gun data to trace illicit firearm acquisition, use community-based interventions to stem the illegal flow, and use retail ammunition-purchase records in identifying prohibited firearm possessors
Legal interventions in family violence : research findings and policy implications( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics covered include children's testimony, prosecution of child abuse and neglect cases, sentencing, elder abuse, civil protection orders, arrest, prosecution and defense, treatment
Perspectives on crime and justice : lecture series( )

in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the victim is a child by Debra Whitcomb( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forensic sciences : review of status and needs( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The armed criminal in America : a survey of incarcerated felons by James D Wright( )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressing correctional officer stress : programs and strategies by Peter Finn( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to help correctional administrators develop an effective programme to prevent and treat officer stress. Seven case studies showcase effective approaches that administrators can consider adapting
Full report of the prevalence, incidence, and consequences of violence against women : findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey by Patricia Godeke Tjaden( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--Prelim
The road ahead : unanalyzed evidence in sexual assault cases by Nancy Ritter( )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fostering innovation in the U.S. court system : identifying high-priority technology and other needs for improving court operations and outcomes by Brian A Jackson( )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Society relies on the judicial system to play numerous roles. It is the link between law enforcement and the corrections system and serves as a check on their power over citizens. It also adjudicates civil disputes, serving as a venue for negotiation and resolution of various problems. In playing these roles, courts today are challenged by a wide range of issues, such as high caseloads, resource constraints, disparities in justice outcomes, and increasing needs to share information. For the courts to adapt to these challenges and take advantage of new opportunities to improve their ability to play their critical roles, the court system needs innovation. This report draws on published literature and new structured deliberations of a practitioner Courts Advisory Panel to frame an innovation agenda. It identifies and prioritizes potential improvements in technology, policy, and practice for the court system. Some of the top-tier needs identified by the panel and researchers include developing better tools to sort cases and match them with the process most likely to get them to an outcome efficiently and effectively, defining strategies and minimum standards for protecting the "virtual filing cabinets" that hold the court's formal records, and expanding the court-related transactions and interactions that could be done from a distance over the Internet. Such high-priority needs provide a menu of innovation options for addressing key problems or capitalizing on emerging opportunities for the court system. This report is part of a larger effort to assess and prioritize technology and related needs across the criminal justice community for the National Institute of Justice's National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center system"--Publisher's description
 
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Challenges and choices for crime-fighting technology : federal support of state and local law enforcement
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Challenges and choices for crime-fighting technology : federal support of state and local law enforcementLong-term effects of law enforcement's post-9/11 focus on counterterrorism and homeland securityWhat's changing in prosecution? : report of a workshopCrime and justice. a review of research.Strategies for disrupting illegal firearms markets : a case study of Los Angeles
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Amerikas Savienotās Valstis. Dept. of Justice. National Institute of Justice

Amerikas Savienotās Valstis. National Institute of Justice

Amerikas Savienotās Valstis. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice

États-Unis. Department of Justice. National Institute of Justice

États-Unis. National Institute of Justice

États-Unis. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice

Förenta staterna. Department of Justice.‏ ‎ National Institute of Justice

Förenta staterna. Department of Justice.‏ ‎ Office of Justice Programs.‏ ‎ National Institute of Justice

Förenta staterna. Office of Justice Programs.‏ ‎ National Institute of Justice

Institute of Justice Washington, DC

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National Institute of Justice (U.S.)

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