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Homicide in eight U.S. cities trends, context, and policy implications : an intramural research project

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in Washington, DC .
Written in English



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  • Homicide -- United States.,
  • Juvenile homicide -- United States.,
  • Drug abuse and crime -- United States.,
  • Urban policy -- United States.

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Other titlesTrends, context, and policy implications : an intramural research project
StatementPamela K. Lattimore ... [et al.].
SeriesResearch report, Research report (National Institute of Justice (U.S.))
ContributionsLattimore, Pamela K., National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsHV6529 .H667 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL410497M
LC Control Number98112186

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