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NCJ Number: 10813 Find in a Library
Title: CONSOLIDATION OF POLICE SERVICES - THE SNOHOMISH COUNTY EXPERIENCE - A STATUS REPORT AND KEY RECOMMENDATIONS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Eastman Middleton Associates
United States of America
Date Published: 1971
Page Count: 70
Sponsoring Agency: Eastman Middleton Associates
Kent, OH 44240
National Technical Information Service
Springfield, VA 22151
Washington Law and Justice Planning Office
Olympia, WA 98504
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: National Technical Information Service
US Dept of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EVALUATION OF EXISTING POLICE SERVICES WITHIN THE COUNTY, ANALYSIS OF NEED FOR SERVICES, AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING SERVICES BY CONSOLIDATION AND COORDINATION.
Abstract: A KEY FEATURE OF THE STUDY WAS THE CLOSE AND CONTINUOUS INTERACTION BETWEEN THE TASK FORCE, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND THE CITIZENRY. RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CENTER FOR POLICE STAFF AND AUXILIARY SERVICES TO MANAGE AND PROVIDE SUPPORTIVE SERVICES, AND THE LONG-RANGE CREATION OF THREE NEW COUNTY ELEMENTS - A COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT, A DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, AND AN OFFICE OF COURT SERVICES. CHARTS, FIGURES, AND TABLES PROVIDE GRAPHIC INFORMATION ON PRESENT POLICE ORGANIZATION, POPULATION PROFILES, CLEARANCE RATES, FINANCIAL FACTORS, POLICE PERSONNEL, AND OPERATIONS EXPENDITURES. IMPLEMENTATION PLANS FOR THESE RECOMMENDED IMPROVEMENTS ARE FOUND IN AN ACCOMPANYING VOLUME, NCJ-10812.
Index Term(s): Clearance rates; County police; Demography; Law enforcement; Municipal police; Organization studies; Planning; Police command and control; Police consolidation; Police organizational structure; Police resource allocation; Police responsibilities; Washington
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