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Burglary of Single-Family Houses

By: Deborah Lamm Weisel

Acknowledgments: The Problem-Oriented Guides for Police series is very much a collaborative effort. While each guide has a primary author, other project team members, COPS Office staff and anonymous peer reviewers contributed to each guide by proposing text, recommending research and offering suggestions on matters of format and style...

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 01

Excerpt: DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 2000...

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Instructions to Reviewers of Guidelines for Providing Appropriate ...

Excerpt: The Homeland Security Working Group of the Federal Geographic Data Committee invites your comments on the attached “Guidelines for Providing Appropriate Access to Geospatial Data in Response to Security Concerns”. You may provide comments: // Please provide comments in the body of the electronic mail message, or as an attachment to the message in either Microsoft Word format or Rich Text Format. // By regular or overnight mail to FGDC HSWG Guidelines Review. Ple...

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Imagery Intelligence : Issues for Congress

By: Richard A. Best, Jr.

Introduction: The NATO campaign against Serbian forces in Kosovo undertaken in the spring of 1999 has been termed both a brilliant success and a harbinger of military operations in the twenty-first century. Among other things, it demonstrated the increasing importance of precise imagery intelligence that permitted NATO to attack and destroy crucial Serbian targets with minimal friendly losses or collateral damage. Over 9,300 strike sorties were flown with NATO losing no ...

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Criminal Victimization in United States, 1996 Statistical Tables

Excerpt: To find tables with data on a subject that interests you, locate the subject in the list and go to the table indicated: // General crime statistics // Number of victimization, 1 // Victimization rates, 1 // Ratio of victimization to incidents, 26 // Series victimization, 110...

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National Symposium on Alcohol Abuse and Crime: Recommendations to ...

By: Leslie Acoca

Excerpt: Part I: Overview: The National Symposium on Alcohol Abuse and Crime In the fall of 1997, Assistant Attorney General Laurie Robinson convened a federal interagency working group to plan a National Symposium on Alcohol Abuse and Crime. In the Assistant Attorney General’s words, the symposium would “...reinforce what we all know and want to focus on--that the links between alcohol abuse and crime and what to do about this problem are of critical importance to the h...

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Congressional Use of Funding Cutoffs Since 1970 Involving U. S. Mi...

By: Richard F. Grimmett

Introduction: In cases of significant differences with the President over foreign policy, especially deployments of U.S. military forces abroad, Congress has generally found that use of its Constitutionally-based “power of the purse” to be the most effective way to compel a President to take actions regarding use of U.S. military force overseas that he otherwise might not agree to. Thus, on various occasions since the Vietnam War era, Congress has used funding cutoffs or...

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Testimony of Louis J. Freeh before the National Commission on Terr...

By: Louis J. Freeh

Excerpt: One hundred seventy years ago Clausewitz wrote that war is a political act that should be directed by the political leaders of a nation. After extensive investigation and hearings focusing on September 11, 2001, the Congressional Joint Inquiry Report concludes that “...neither President Clinton nor President Bush nor their National Security Councils put the government or the Intelligence Community on a war footing before September 11th.” This unilaterally declar...

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For Official Use Only Dsca- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 98...

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Technical Data Cat VII

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U.S. Strategy for Non-Military Competition with the Soviet Union

By: Zbigniew Brzezinski

Excerpt: Pursuant to the August 15 meeting of the National Security council, the President has directed preparation of a Presidential Review Memorandum on U.S. strategy tor non-military competition with the Soviet Union. The PRM should develop- strategy options and initiatives designed to enhance and maintain the United States position vis-a-vis the Soviets in the global balance. It should consider the steps that might be taken in critical geographic areas of US/Soviet c...

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Aircraft Asws-2 Series

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Paper, Tympan, Untreated Use Bid List 661

Excerpt: Paper, Tympan, Untreated USE BID LIST 661 // Stock: Recovered fiber, in any percentage, is permitted, provided that the requirements of this Standard are met. // Grammage: Average (g/m2)... 145 // Basis Weight: 24 x 36 inches, 500 sheets (pounds)...90 // A tolerance of + 10% shall be allowed. // Bursting Strength: Average, not less than 9kPa)...220 // Equivalent (lb/in2)...32 // Tearing Strength: Average, each direction, not less than (mN)...1070 // Equivalent (...

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Pagkita Ng Mga Puntos Sa Panlipunang Katiwasayan

Excerpt: Makapagbibigay kami ng libreng pagsasalin ng wika ayon sa iyong kahilingan upang maisagawa ang iyong pakay sa Panlipunang Katiwasayan (Social Security). Tumawag po muna upang may makuhang tao na nagsasalita ng iyong wika na maaaring makatulong sa iyo.

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Defense Trade Better Information Needed to Support Decisions Affec...

By: Katherine V. Schinasi

Excerpt: The heightened visibility of advanced U.S. weapons in military conflicts over the last decade has prompted foreign countries to increasingly seek to purchase such weaponry. In 2001, transfers of weapons from the U.S. government to foreign governments totaled over $12 billion, or 46 percent of the world market share, representing a 15 percent increase in market share since 1997. According to the Department of Defense (DOD), such transfers can help strengthen defe...

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Math and Science Partnership Program (Msp)

By: Joyce Evans

Excerpt: The Math and Science Partnership (MSP) program is a major research and development effort designed to improve K-12 student achievement in mathematics and science. In this solicitation, NSF seeks to support three types of MSP projects: 1. Targeted Partnerships for the secondary (i.e., middle and high school) grade levels; 2. Institute Partnership – Teacher Institutes for the 21st Century; and 3. A focused set of Research, Evaluation and Technical Assistance (RETA...

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Office of Justice Programs Resource Guide

By: John Ashcroft

Excerpt: Since 1984, the Office of Justice Programs has provided federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to prevent and control crime, improve the criminal and juvenile justice systems, increase knowledge about crime and related issues, and assist crime victims. OJP is headed by an Assistant Attorney General who is responsible for overall management and oversight of OJP. The AAG sets policy, ensures that OJP policies and programs reflect the priorities of ...

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Us National Security and Space Weapons

By: Richard L. Garwin

Excerpt: Council on Foreign Relations Team // Bruce M. Deblois, Adjunct Senior Fellow at CFR. (BAE Systems; formerly National Reconnaissance Office- NRO) // Richard L. Garwin // Jeremy C. Marwell, Research Associate // Scott Kemp, Research Associate...

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Appendix a : Common Abbreviations

Excerpt: CAP combat air patrol // CAPPS Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System // CENTCOM Central Command // CIA Central Intelligence Agency // CONR Continental U.S. NORAD Region // CSG Counterterrorism Security Group // CTC Counterterrorist Center // DIA Defense Intelligence Agency // DCI Director of Central Intelligence // ESU Emergency Service Unit (NYPD) // FAA Federal Aviation Administration // FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation // FDNY Fire Department of ...

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Arms Sales Monitor

Excerpt: Over the past year and a half, the U.S. arms export control system has become the subject of increasingly virulent and misguided criticism. Joining forces with the Pentagon and conservative think tanks, the arms industry is waging a terrible campaign against what they believe to be inordinately high levels of regulation on their exports.

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