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United States Office of Justice Programs

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Works: 487 works in 701 publications in 1 language and 35,280 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Identification guides  Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Abstracts 
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Classifications: HV9950, 347.73305
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Perspectives on crime and justice : lecture series( )

in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NCJRS catalog : publications and services of the Office of Justice Programs agencies( )

in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responding to gangs : evaluation and research by Winifred L Reed( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of papers presents a representative selection of the National Institute of Justice's portfolio of gang-related research. The 10 papers are: (1) "a Decade of Gang Research: Findings of the National Institute of Justice Gang Portfolio" (Scott H. Decker); (2) "The Evolution of Street Gangs: An Examination of Form and Variation" (Deborah Lamm Weisel); (3) "Young Women in Street Gangs: Risk Factors, Delinquency, and Victimization Risk" (Jody Miller); (4) "Youth Gang Homicides in the United States in the 1990s" (Cheryl L. Maxson, G. David Curry, and James C. Howell); (5) "National Evaluation of the Gang Resistance Education and Training [G.R.E.A.T.] Program" (Finn-Aage Esbensen, Adrienne Freng, Terrance J. Taylor, Dana Peterson, and D. Wayne Osgood); (6) "Evaluating Nevada's Antigang Legislation and Gang Prosecution Units" (Terance D. Miethe and Richard C. McCorkle); (7) "Evaluation of a Task Force Approach to Gangs" (Susan Pennell and Roni Melton); (8) "Gang Prevention Programs for Female Adolescents: An Evaluation" (Katherine Williams, G. David Curry, and Marcia I Cohen); (9) "Reducing Gang Violence in Boston" (Anthony A. Braga and David M. Kennedy); and (10) "Developing a GIS-Based Regional Gang Incident Tracking System" (James W. Meeker, Katie J.B. Parsons, and Bryan J. Vila). (Papers contain references.) (Sm)
Walk-through metal detectors for use in concealed weapon and contraband detection by Nicholas G Paulter( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State court organization( )

in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promising strategies to reduce substance abuse( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our aging population : promoting empowerment, preventing victimization, and implementing coordinated interventions : a national symposium( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years later : a report on the President's Task Force on Victims of Crime by United States( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promising practices and strategies to reduce alcohol and substance abuse among American Indians and Alaska natives( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forensic laboratories : handbook for facility planning, design, construction, and moving( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Privacy in the information age : a guide for sharing crime maps and spatial data by Julie Wartell( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifying victims using DNA : a guide for families( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of forensic DNA for officers of the court by United States( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An interactive resource tool to educate and assist prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges in forensic DNA cases. Course consists of three fifteen modules and covers: biology of DNA, including statistics and population genetics; DNA laboratories, quality assurance in testing, and understanding a laboratory report; forensic databases; victim issues; presentation of DNA evidence at trial; post-conviction DNA cases."--Inside cover CD-ROM
Disproportionate minority confinement : 2002 update : summary by Heidi M Hsia( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HIV in prisons and jails( )

in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Converging concerns : criminal justice and health partnerships( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report to the Attorney General on systems for identifying felons who attempt to purchase firearms( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A resource guide to law enforcement, corrections, and forensic technologies( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide provides information to law enforcement, corrections, and forensic science professionals to assist them in evaluating, acquiring, and using equipment and technology. The main body of the guide presents an overview of the technology of most concern to the law enforcement, corrections, and forensic science communities. It contains 19 chapters arranged in four sections. Section I, "Officer Protection and Crime Prevention," contains eight chapters that focus on protective equipment, restraint systems, firearms, less-than-lethal weapons, pursuit management surveillance, offender monitoring/officer location, and concealed weapon and contraband detection. Section II, "Public Safety in Critical Incidents," is composed of three chapters that cover explosives detection and remediation, chemical and biological defense, and transportation infrastructure security. Section III, "Communications and Information Technology," contains five chapters that address communications interoperability, biometric identification, information sharing and analysis, crime mapping, and electronic crime/cybercrime. Section IV, "Investigative and Forensic Sciences," consists of three chapters that focus on crime laboratory assistance, forensic technology research and development, and investigative sciences. Each chapter includes a description of relevant technologies (equipment and devices, software, and related training) available to local law enforcement, corrections, and forensic science professionals and lists the following: potential funding sources, standards and testing, research and development efforts, and sources of further information. Four appendixes provide supplemental information on the Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs and Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
Policing in Arab-American communities after September 11( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide for implementing the balanced and restorative justice model : report by Shay Bilchik( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Associated Subjects
Administrative agencies--Management Administrative agencies--Reorganization AIDS (Disease) AIDS (Disease)--Patients Court administration--U.S. states Courts--U.S. states Crime analysis--Data processing Crime laboratories--Design and construction Crime laboratories--Planning Crime prevention Criminal justice, Administration of Discrimination in juvenile justice administration DNA fingerprinting Drinking of alcoholic beverages--Government policy Drug abuse--Prevention Drug abuse--Treatment Drug control Evidence (Law) Expenditures, Public Federal aid to law enforcement agencies Gangs--Research Geographic information systems Government paperwork--Law and legislation Government report writing--Law and legislation HIV-positive persons Indians of North America--Alcohol use--Prevention Information storage and retrieval systems--Criminal investigation Juvenile corrections Juvenile delinquency--Prevention--Evaluation Juvenile delinquency--Research Juvenile justice, Administration of Management Metal detectors--Standards National Criminal Justice Reference Service (U.S.) Old age homes Older people--Abuse of Older people--Legal status, laws, etc Older people--Social conditions Prisoners--Diseases Privacy, Right of Problem youth--Services for--Evaluation Substance abuse--Government policy Substance abuse--Prevention Substance abuse--Treatment United States United States.--Bureau of Justice Statistics United States.--Office of Justice Programs United States.--President's Task Force on Victims of Crime Victims of crimes Victims of crimes--Government policy
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Department of Justice

controlled identityUnited States. Office of Justice Assistance, Research, and Statistics

Office of Justice Programs

OJP

United States. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs

United States. Justice Programs, Office of

United States Office of Justice Programs

USA Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs

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English (113)