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Corrections Resources

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Department of Corrections Documents

State Agency Database Project

The State Agency Database Project contains links to public databases created by the state governments of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Search for databases by state or by subject, covering topics from Crime, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement to Community and Social Services . The State Agency Database Project provides a wide variety information useful for the public.

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Federal Government Resources

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The Missouri State Library participates in the Federal Depository Library Program, administered by the Government Publishing Office (GPO) in Washington, DC. The Missouri State Library provides access to federal government resources and assistance in finding federal government information on our Federal Government Information Guide

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