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NCJ Number: 35867 Find in a Library
Title: MOUNT PROSPECT (IL) - POLICE DEPARTMENT - REVIEW FIELD REPORTING AND RECORD KEEPING PROCEDURES IN ORDER TO MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF CRIME ANALYSIS - POLICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): C O HALE
Corporate Author: Public Admin Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Public Admin Service
Mclean, VA 22102
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-002-76
Publication Number: 76-113/071
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPORT ON TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED THE MOUNT PROSPECT POLICE DEPARTMENT, WHICH WAS CONCERNED ABOUT THE INAVAILABILITY OF DATA ON CRIMES AND OFFENDERS TO ITS NEWLY FORMED CRIME PREVENTION UNIT.
Abstract: THE DEPARTMENT, WITH A TOTAL STRENGTH OF 59 OFFICERS AND 13 CIVILIANS, SERVES A POPULATION OF 48,000 IN A 12 SQUARE MILE AREA. ON-SITE INSPECTIONS AND INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED, AND THIS REPORT WAS SUBMITTED IN JULY OF 1976. INACCURATE REPORT CLASSIFICATION, INCOMPLETE REPORT REVIEWS, AND INADEQUATE CONTROL OF REPORTS ONCE RECEIVED BY THE RECORDS UNIT WERE OBSERVED. IN ADDITION TO RECOMMENDING IMPROVEMENTS IN THESE AREAS, THE NEED FOR A CRIME ANALYSIS UNIT IS STRESSED.
Index Term(s): Crime analysis; Crime prevention measures; Illinois; Police Records Units; Police reports; Technical assistance reports
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