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Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee

Accession Number: 
017232
Media Type: 
Document

The development, implementation, and operation of a local criminal justice coordinating committee (CJCC) are described. In particular, this guide provides a look at how a CJCC can alleviate jail crowding and accomplish other system improvements. The following sections comprise this guide: executive summary; introduction; a framework for justice planning and coordination; coordinating mechanisms -- a developmental view; and guiding principles for CJCCs. Appendixes provide: a checklist for forming a CJCC; contact information for jurisdictions mentioned; other CJCC resources; a sample charge; and sample bylaws.

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Publication Year: 
2002
Length: 
50 pages
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Sponsor(s): 
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)