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National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Reports, No. 204, July/August 1987

NCJ Number
Date Published
January 1987
25 pages
Publication Series
This report contains an article about the Visiting Fellows Program of the National Institute of Justice and summaries of other articles on topics of interest to criminal justice professionals.
Visiting Fellows at the National Institute of Justice may chart new courses in research, help formulate new Institute programs and write reports and guidebooks that will be used by a wide audience of criminal justice professionals. For periods of 6 to 18 months they devote all their attention to study, research, and analysis of such topics as the role of jail masters; victim decision-making; privately operated prisons; new methods for building prisons and jails; fighting neighborhood crime; child sexual abuse; and drug testing and forecasting. The document also contains summaries of articles on courts; crime prevention/deterrence; criminology; dispute resolution; institutional corrections (adult); juvenile justice system; law enforcement; probation and parole; reference and statistics; staff resource development; system policy and planning; technology/systems; and victim services.

Date Published: January 1, 1987