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Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act

  • By: John D. Beckmann
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act, signed into law on June 19, 1968, by President Lyndon B. Johnson, was intended to assist state and local governments in improving the coordination and effectiveness of criminal justice systems throughout the United ...

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