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NCJRS Abstracts Database

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NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) Abstracts Database indexes articles and books dealing with all aspects of criminal justice and law enforcement including: courts, police, juvenile justice, and crime prevention. Cited documents include both United States and international research reports, journal articles, books and audio-visual materials.

Contains leads to citations plus abstracts (and, in some cases, links to full-text documents) to journal articles, books, and government publications.

Dates Covered

1972 to the present, with some coverage back to 1970. Updated irregularly.

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