Section I contains a summary of the SAC research and analysis activities listed in the directory; it focuses on the major criminal justice policy issues addressed by the States in 1992. The top 10 issues ranked by the number of SAC's that addressed them are police, drugs, corrections, victims, juvenile delinquency, sentencing, probation, courts, alternatives to incarceration, and jail. Section II provides a detailed listing of SAC activities, including the project title, a brief description, data sources used, date of completion, and a contact person for each SAC activity. The list is organized alphabetically by State to aid the reader in locating a particular State or agency. Section III is an index of all SAC activities by issue area. Section IV provides the reader with a list of criminal justice reports recently published by and available from the SAC's. The address and telephone number of each SAC are provided in Section V.
Criminal Justice Issues in The States: 1993 Directory, Volume X
This directory -- intended as a resource for criminal justice policymakers, practitioners, and researchers -- indicates by jurisdiction many of the justice-related issues and problems examined throughout the Nation during 1992 by the State Statistical Analysis Centers (SAC's) and summarizes substantive and methodological research undertaken by the SAC's in response to these issues and problems.
Date Published: September 1, 1993