NIJ Awards Under the Crime Act: Fiscal Year 1996July 1997
NIJ Awards Under the Crime Act: Fiscal Year 1996 lists the specific research projects sponsored by NIJ in 1996 for community policing, sentencing and corrections (including boot camps), violence against women, drug courts, and in other, related areas of The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (the Crime Act). The number is that of the grant or contract; followed by the project title; name of the institution, agency, or corporation that received the award; name of the principal investigator or contractor; and the award amount. To strengthen the role of the States and local jurisdictions as the primary governmental units responsible for crime control and the administration of justice, the Crime Act makes programs of assistance available to them. The National Institute of Justice sponsors studies that evaluate the effectiveness of these innovative programs and conducts related research.