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NCJ Number: 40823 Find in a Library
Title: COMBATING CRIME - FULL UTILIZATION OF THE POLICE OFFICER AND CSO (COMMUNITY SERVICE OFFICER) CONCEPT
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:44  Issue:4  Dated:(APRIL 1977)  Pages:46-47,50,87
Author(s): G H TATUM
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ARTICLE ILLUSTRATES HOW THE POLICE OFFICER CAN WORK WITH THE COMMUNITY FOR MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY IN FIGHTING CRIME.
Abstract: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMMUNITY SERVICE OFFICER PROGRAM IS DESCRIBED. SOME OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICE OFFICER INCLUDE TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT, ANIMAL CONTROL, SAFETY EDUCATION FOR BICYCLISTS, AND ASSISTING PEOPLE IN DISTRESS. SPECIALIZATION VERSUS GENERALIZATION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS IS DISCUSSED. METHODS ARE PRESENTED FOR EVALUATING COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS, INVOLVING PRODUCTIVITY, CLEARANCE RATES, AND RESPONSE TIMES....BDS
Index Term(s): Clearance rates; Community involvement; Community service officers; Community support; Crime Control Programs; Crime prevention measures; Police community relations; Police responsibilities
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