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By Chaiken, Jan M.

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Book Id: WPLBN0000123006
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Reproduction Date: 2008

Title: Contents  
Author: Chaiken, Jan M.
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Government Printing Office (U.S.)
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Introduction: The past year has seen crime rates falling in communities all across America. But few of us in the criminal justice business think our job is done. And from the federal level, Fiscal Year 1997 saw two major events that helped us focus our sights on the appropriate federal role in crime control as we approach the year 2000. In February 1997, we released a report the University of Maryland prepared in response to a Congressional mandate to provide an independent, comprehensive, and scientific evaluation of the $diverse group of programs funded by the Department of Justice to assist state and local law enforcement and communities in preventing crime.

Table of Contents
Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Chapter 1: Federal Leadership in Crime Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 The OJP Bureaus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 The Crime Act Program and Other Offices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 OJP’s FY 1997 Budget . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Chapter 2: Building Knowledge and Sharing Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Supporting Research and Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Transferring Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Listening to the Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Expanding On-Line Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Chapter 3: Enhancing Public Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Building Knowledge About Community Policing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Examining the Link Between Guns and Crime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Improving Criminal History Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Funding Local Law Enforcement Block Grants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Addressing Stress in Law Enforcement Professions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Responding to Multijurisdictional Crime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Responding to Domestic Terrorist Acts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Combating White Collar Crime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Training Officers to Locate Missing Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Chapter 4: Empowering Communities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Improving Public Safety Through Weed and Seed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Promoting Community Justice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Encouraging Local Innovation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Improving Indigent Defense Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Stopping Hate Crimes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Expanding Partnerships with United States Attorneys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Chapter 5: Preventing Violence Against Women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Funding the STOP Violence Against Women Grant Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Responding to Violence Against Indian Women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Encouraging Arrest Policies in Domestic Violence Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Assisting Rural Communities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Expanding Knowledge on Violence Against Women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

 

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