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    Mendoza, Teresa Lee
    Communications Training Officers (CTOs) within the 24 California Highway Patrol state-wide Communications Centers (CC) currently lack a comprehensive training guide which provides a roadmap to guide them and enhance their ability to assess and accurat . . .
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    Burnett, Kathleen Jean
    This project examines the concept of community policing and how it has influenced contemporary law enforcement agencies. While the term community policing has been used often in literature, the concept is somewhat nebulous. The various definitions of . . .
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    Thorntona, Kishaun L.
    African American students are disproportionately suspended at a higher rate than their White counterparts. Most suspensions are a result of teachers not being able to communicate effectively with students of other cultures. This breakdown in communica . . .
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    Rocha, Nancy
    This process assesses the needs of female juvenile delinquents, as well as examines current programs that have been implemented and are aimed specifically at helping female offenders become rehabilitated.
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    Wilson, Christine Diana
    The purpose behind the creation of the California Workers’ Compensation Investigator Reference Manual is to compile important laws, regulations, websites and training information into one central place for the investigator. This type of a reference ma . . .
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    Starrett, Tiffany Lee
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) Facilities Protection Unit (FPU) Training Manual is intended for the security officers assigned to the unit. The manual sets forth the guidelines and job duties, which govern the FPU security officers. Section topics ar . . .
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    Ekwall, Shannon Barbara
    Sex crimes are an increasing phenomena that are changing society on many levels. Research exploring the statistics of reported sexual abuse has often led to a misconception of what an abuser is and what types of victims are susceptible to the abuse. T . . .
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    Halim, Yasmin-Amy C.
    The welfare reform legislation of the 1990’s was implemented with the goal of ending long-term reliance on human assistance programs by encouraging self-sufficiency. The passing of the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation A . . .
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    Priymak, Nicholas
    Financial crimes against the elderly are social ailments recognized by law enforcement agencies, social services agencies and the general population. The ramifications of these crimes, however, are not clearly understood. Further research is required . . .
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    Kisseleva-Cercone, Marina
    The purpose of this project is to examine Nemalo County (a pseudonym) Probation Department line staffs' opinions regarding the implementation of the Juvenile Strategy for Success (JSS, a pseudonym) tool. Specifically, this project sought staffs' opini . . .
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    Gaines, Nicholas Steven
    Juvenile gangs pose a significant problem for citizens and criminal justice personnel. The contemporary societal reaction to juvenile gangs relies on law enforcement's suppression abilities and the housing capacities of correctional institutions. Thes . . .
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    Stefenoni, Andrew Wayne
    The Vacaville Police Department’s Crime Suppression Team’s primary focus is on gang intelligence and the suppression of gang-related crime. An updated training manual for the Crime Suppression Team will allow a more effective means to suppress gang-re . . .
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    Mehlhaff, Matthew Sture
    A wave of juvenile diversion programs have been implemented in California cities in recent decades. Adapting a model from the Vacaville Police Department, which was originally developed in San Diego County, the project presents a model of juvenile div . . .
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    Brow, Stephanie Lynn
    Our country is still in the early stages of the 21st century where technology is advancing on a daily basis allowing the threat of terrorism, both domestic and foreign, to pose a serious risk to both its citizens and its assets if not addressed soon. . . .
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    Aggio, Donna M.
    Intimate partner violence poses a serious health risk to millions of women and children every year. In 2000, over 1,000 women were killed by an intimate partner (U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2003). Research suggests that i . . .
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    Macias, Luz Maria
    There is an urgent need to better understand the special population subgroup of offenders within our correctional institutions. These individuals are sex offenders, security threat groups or gangs, women, mentally ill, and geriatric offenders. Each ye . . .
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    Powell, Jayme Anne
    Criminal Justice is a vastly expanding field of study that has found prominence in the majority of America’s schools of higher learning since its beginning in 1916. Although it has generally been accepted as an interdisciplinary field of study in rece . . .
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    Red, Tanya Renee
    Youth of color have been overrepresented throughout the juvenile justice system for decades. Despite being the focus of Congressional legislation, juvenile justice coalition and advocate reports, and state and local jurisdictional reform efforts this . . .
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    Knauff, Erica Sandra
    This project explores the Sacramento County Probation Department Placement Division’s Deputy Probation Officers’ job duties and role by utilizing a non-probability convenience sampling technique and department documents to learn about the daily functi . . .
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    Taylor, Jennifer Anne
    The area of criminal justice education is constantly expanding, from the early informal training in American police departments to the passage of the 1968 Law Enforcement Education Program. The next step in criminal justice education is the integratio . . .