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Unformatted text preview: Congress passed the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, police agencies were able to hire many new police officers. This Act provided federal funding to state and local police departments and prisons as well. As many as 100,000 new police officers were hired in result of the passing of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. Although training was increased in the 1990s, many recruits still completed the training with a 90% success rate. The success of community policing also played a vital role in the growth of the police population in the 1990s because citizens were more likely to support general funding towards law enforcement....
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course CRIM C139 taught by Professor Jesilow during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.
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