Law Enforcement Assistance Reform: Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session on S. 241 ....
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979 - Criminal justice, Administration of - 822 pages
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Page 469 - ... including the development of new or improved approaches, techniques, systems, equipment, and devices to improve and strengthen law enforcement...
Page 429 - ... the Comptroller General of the United States or any of his duly authorized representatives shall, until the expiration of three years after final payment...
Page 454 - States and units of local government in order to improve and strengthen law enforcement; and (3) encourage research and development directed toward the improvement of law enforcement and the development of new methods for the prevention and reduction of crime and the detection and apprehension of criminals.
Page 360 - Vacancies in the membership of the Board shall not affect the power of the remaining members to execute the functions of the Board and shall be filled in the same manner as in the case of the original appointment.
Page 478 - Secretary is authorized to request any Federal department or agency to supply such statistics, data, program reports, and other materials as he deems necessary to carry out such functions.
Page 432 - In addition, an individual who believes that criminal history information concerning him contained in an automated system is inaccurate, incomplete, or maintained in violation of this title, shall, upon satisfactory verification of his identity, be entitled to review such information and to obtain a copy of it for the purpose of challenge or correction...
Page 134 - Congress finds that the high incidence of crime in the United States threatens the peace, security, and general welfare of the Nation and its citizens. To prevent crime and to insure the greater safety of the people, law enforcement efforts must be better coordinated, intensified, and made more effective at all levels of government.
Page 434 - State' means any State of the United States, 13 the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto 14 Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the 15 Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Com16 monwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. 17 "(3) 'Unit of local government...
Page 454 - It is the purpose of this title to (1) encourage States and units of general local government to prepare and adopt comprehensive plans based upon their evaluation of State and local problems of law enforcement; (2) authorize grants to States and units of local government in order to improve and strengthen law enforcement; and...
Page 488 - ... and, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than $10.000, or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both, together with the costs of prosecution.