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Published by Washington State Dept. of Community, Trade, and Economic Development in Olympia .
Written in English



  • Washington (State)


  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Washington (State) -- Evaluation.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Washington (State) -- Statistics.

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StatementWashington State Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development ; Joli Sandoz, principal research ; Carol Owens, project director.
ContributionsSandoz, Joli, 1952-, Owens, Carol, 1946-, Washington (State). Dept. of Community, Trade, and Economic Development.
LC ClassificationsHV9955.W2 C75 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3459947M
LC Control Number2005410370

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