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NCJ Number: 10742 Find in a Library
Title: ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS, V 2 - STUDY RESULTS
Author(s): J H BRINTON; I SLOTT
Corporate Author: Franklin Institute Research Laboratories
United States of America
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 159
Sponsoring Agency: Franklin Institute Research Laboratories
Rockville, MD 20852
Philadelphia Police Dept
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Grant Number: 8-553
Publication Number: TR 1-220-2; C2207
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EVALUATION OF POLICE ORGANIZATION, MANAGEMENT, AND POLICE PATROL FUNCTION.
Abstract: 'SECTION 1 OF VOLUME II DESCRIBES THE RESULTS OF ANALYZING THE POLICE ORGANIZATION, OPERATING COSTS, MANPOWER, AND TRAINING. THESE RESULTS SHOW A NEED FOR INCREASED POLICE MANPOWER AND TRAINING. SECTION 2 PRESENTS THE RESULTS OF AN EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MAJOR OPERATIONAL AREAS OF THE DEPARTMENT - OPERATIONAL FORCES, AND STAFF SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION BUREAUS. WHERE OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENT CAN BE READILY ACHIEVED, SPECIFIC REMEDIAL ACTIONS ARE RECOMMENDED, WHERE SUSPECTED OR CONFIRMED PROBLEMS WERE ENCOUNTERED THAT ARE NOT AMENABLE TO IMMEDIATE SOLUTION, FURTHER STUDY IS RECOMMENDED. TO MEET IMMEDIATE DEPARTMENT RESEARCH NEEDS, COURT LIAISON, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT, AND AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES WERE STUDIED IN GREATER DEPTH AND ARE REPORTED IN MORE DETAIL THAN ARE OTHER OPERATIONAL AREAS'. 'SECTION 3 COMPARES THE OPERATIONS OF THE CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS, AND LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENTS, OPERATIONAL TECHNIQUES IN THESE CITIES THAT ARE CONSIDERED WORTHY OF MORE STUDY AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION BY THE PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE NOTED. APPENDICES CONTAIN SUPPORTING DETAILS OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND DATACOLLECTION PROCEDURES'. SEE NCJ-07946 FOR VOLUME I OF THE ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): California; Equipment maintenance and storage; Evaluation; Illinois; Management; Missouri; Operating costs; Organization studies; Pennsylvania; Personnel; Police cars; Police manpower deployment; Police organizational structure
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