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Veterans in prison or jail by Christopher J. Mumola

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Prisoners -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Veterans -- United States -- Statistics.

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Statementby Christopher J. Mumola.
SeriesSpecial report (United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics)
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Justice Programs.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17703165M

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