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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), a statistical agency of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, produces a recurring national Police-Public Contact Survey documenting contacts between the police and the public, including instances involving the use or threat of force by police....
There has been much debate about specialty hospitals--short-term acute care hospitals with physician owners or investors that primarily treat patients who have specific medical conditions or need surgical procedures--and the competitive effects they may have on general hospitals.
Election-day problems in Florida and elsewhere in November 2000 raised concerns about voting systems that included, among other things, alleged voting irregularities that may have affected voter access to the polls.
The health care delivery systems of most prisons and jails are inadequate because of deficiencies in ensuring adequate levels of care, physical examinations, medical records, staffing, facilities, and equipment. Officials said that they lacked funds to make improvements.
Authority to conduct investigations of federal personnel is based on Executive Order 10450 which united previously separate suitability, security, and loyalty programs under the framework of a security program.