Crime and Its Impact on Small Business: Hearing Before the Select Committee on Small Business, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session ... May 29, 1980
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Crime - 115 pages
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Page 38 - Those agencies are: the National Institute of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Page 49 - It is reasonable to assume that prestigious companies that flout the law set an example for other businesses and influence individuals, particularly young people, to commit other kinds of crime on the ground that everyone is taking what he can get. If businessmen who are respected as leaders of the community can do such things as break the anti-trust laws or rent dilapidated houses to the poor at high rents, it is hard to convince the young that they should be honest.
Page 106 - Section 26-1201, with a referenced exception, makes abortion a crime, and § 26-1203 provides that a person convicted of that crime shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than 10 years. Section 26-1202 (a) states the exception and removes from § 1201's definition of criminal abortion, and thus makes noncriminal, an abortion "performed by a physician duly licensed...
Page 91 - I want to thank you and the other gentleman for appearing here this morning and giving us the benefit of your views.
Page 47 - White-Collar offenses shall constitute those classes of non-violent illegal activities which principally involve traditional notions of deceit, deception, concealment, manipulation, breach of trust, subterfuge or illegal circumvention.
Page 61 - Senator's statement will be inserted into the record. [The prepared statement of Senator Mitchell can be found at end of hearing.] Mr.
Page 7 - Indeed, organizations such as the National Association of Attorneys General and the National District Attorneys Association have in the past produced some of the most comprehensive money laundering training and resource materials available.
Page 38 - Programs are evaluated and their impact on the quality of justice is assessed by NIJ. Demonstration programs are funded to test the effectiveness of different approaches to law enforcement and criminal and civil justice problems. A wide range of information is available for dissemination to interested individuals and organizations. The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) provides a variety of statistical services for the criminal justice community. It recommends standards for the generation of data,...
Page 105 - Such detention by a peace officer, merchant, or merchant's employee shall not render such peace officer, merchant or merchant's employee criminally or civilly liable for false arrest, false imprisonment, or unlawful detention.
Page 34 - Projects. ln these projects a police-owned radio alarm system is installed in stores to signal police that a robbery is in progress. Stake-out patrols, usually cruising in unmarked cars, are stationed near vulnerable, storefront businesses such as convenience stores and gas stations. The goal is the apprehension of the offender at or near the scene of the crime with the stolen money or goods. Early Warning Robbery Reduction Projects are too new to firmly assess their value, but the results so far...