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NCJ Number: 10628 Find in a Library
Title: BRITISH PROGRAMS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH
Journal: POLICE RESEARCH BULLETIN  Issue:12  Dated:(OCTOBER 1969)  Pages:3-9
Author(s): D L SKOLER
Corporate Author: Great Britain Police
Research Services Branch
United States of America
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Police
London, England
Publication Number: U
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: ACTIVITIES OF THE HOME OFFICE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BRANCH AND THE HOME OFFICE RESEARCH UNIT, INCLUDING OBSERVATIONS AND COMPARISON WITH AMERICAN TRENDS.
Abstract: THE POLICE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BRANCH, (PRDB) CONCERNED WITH ALL MATTERS RELATED TO POLICE SERVICE, HAS CONDUCTED STUDIES, WITH MODERATE EXPENDITURE, ON MANPOWER REQUIREMENTS, METHODS OF CRIME DETECTION, POLICE EQUIPMENT, AND AUTOMATED INFORMATION SYSTEMS. THE BRANCH HAS PLAYED A ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL CRIME SQUADS, POLICE DEPARTMENT CONSOLIDATION, AND UNIT BEAT POLICING, A SYSTEM IN WHICH RESIDENT OFFICERS WITH DEFINED BEATS TEAM UP WITH A 24 HOUR MOBILE PATROL. IN ADDITION TO THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PRDB, THIS ARTICLE TOUCHES ON FORENSIC RESEARCH, AND STUDIES ON THE COURTS, CRIMINOLOGY, HUMAN BEHAVIOR, AND CORRECTIONS RESEARCH CONDUCTED BY THE HOME OFFICE RESEARCH UNIT.
Index Term(s): British Home Office; Foreign criminal justice systems; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Law enforcement; Research and development; Research organizations; Research programs
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