Criminal justice agencies in [each State of the United States] 1971.
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Criminal justice agencies in [each State of the United States] 1971. by National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. Statistics Division.

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  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- States.

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LC ClassificationsHV8138 .N353
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LC Control Number70185037

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