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Improvements in the criminal justice system: commitment to action.

North Carolina. Division of Law and Order.

Improvements in the criminal justice system: commitment to action.

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Published in [Raleigh .
Written in English

  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- North Carolina.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPrepared for the Committee on Law and Order.
      ContributionsNorth Carolina. Governor"s Committee on Law and Order.
      LC ClassificationsHV7283 .A6 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5294945M
      LC Control Number72030474

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