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Title: NATIONAL EVALUATION OF SELECTED PATROL STRATEGIES, PHASE 1 - PRODUCT 2 - THE UNIVERSE AND SELECTED PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS
Author(s): A J ANDREWS; M R BURT; E F DAVIS; W I HARLOWE; S C HUDSON
Corporate Author: Institute for Human Resources Research
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 350
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for Human Resources Research
Bethesda, MD 20014
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-NI-99-0067
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FINDINGS OF INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH SURVEY OF POLICE DEPARTMENTS ON INDIVIDUAL PATROL PROJECTS USING CIVILIAN CLOTHES PATROLS, UNIFORMED TACTICAL PATROLS, AND PATROLS THAT RELY ON MECHANICAL DEVICES.
Abstract: TWENTY-ONE POLICE PATROL PROJECTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE CLASSIFIED ACCORDING TO WHETHER THEY ARE LOW VISIBILITY, HIGH VISIBILITY, OR COMBINED HIGH/LOW VISIBILITY PATROLS AND THEN EACH IS DESCRIBED AND DISCUSSED SEPARATELY. THE ACTUAL INTERVENTIONS OF EACH PROJECT AND THE BASES FOR MEASURING POINTS OF ASSESSMENT DATA ARE PORTRAYED VIA FLOW DIAGRAMS. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE THE UNIVERSE OF SPECIALIZED PATROL PROJECTS, THE SAMPLING TECHNIQUES USED TO SELECT THE PROJECTS STUDIED, THE DATA COLLECTION METHODOLOGIES, AND THE METHODS USED IN ANALYZING AND DESCRIBING THE RELEVANT ACTIVITIES OF SELECTED PROJECTS. THE QUESTIONNAIRE USED IN THIS PATROL SURVEY IS INCLUDED AT THE END OF THE REPORT. FOR THE OTHER PARTS OF THIS SIX-PART REPORT, INCLUDING A LITERATURE SEARCH, PROJECT MEASUREMENT, ASSESSMENT OF THE KNOWLEDGE ON SPECIALIZED PATROL, STUDY DESIGNS FOR EVALUATIONS OF SPECIALIZED PATROL, AND A 66-PAGE BIBLIOGRAPHY, SEE NCJ-30380 AND NCJ-30382 THROUGH 30385.
Index Term(s): Evaluation; High visibility patrol; Law Enforcement Tactical Units; Low visibility patrol; National Evaluation Program; Patrol; Physical crime prevention; Plain clothes operations; Questionnaires; Surveys
Note: NATIONAL EVALUATION PROGRAM
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