This report describes the budgets, programs, and activities of the Justice Improvement Act agencies during fiscal year 1984.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics released National Crime Survey studies on the severity of crime, family violence, and the economic cost of crime to victims. The National Institute of Justice launched a school crime reduction effort and undertook research on domestic violence and on the relationship between drugs and crime. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention began and continued the following programs in 1984: the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Habitual Serious Offender/Drug Involved Program, and the Violent Juvenile Offender Program. The Office of Justice Assistance, Research, and Statistics continued working to improve the treatment of crime victims, notably victims of family violence; to promote crime prevention programs; and to manage Federal assistance programs. The agencies' total budget for fiscal year 1984 was $197.4 million.
Date Published: January 1, 1984
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