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Victim/witness services a review of the model by Viano, Emilio.

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Published by Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Victims of crimes -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Witnesses -- United States -- Bibliography.

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Statementprepared by Emilio C. Viano.
ContributionsUnited States. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration., National Institute for Advanced Studies (U.S.), Public Management and Research, inc.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 69 p. ;
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17648679M

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