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Title: COORDINATED TEAM PATROL - FROM EXPERIMENT TO IMPLEMENTATION
Journal: FBI LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN  Volume:44  Issue:12  Dated:(DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:3-8
Author(s): N R KNAPP
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
Publisher: https://www.fbi.gov 
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE EXPERIMENTATION WITH, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, TEAM POLICING PROGRAM IS DESCRIBED IN WHICH PATROL AND INVESTIGATIVE UNITS WORK TOGETHER UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A SINGLE COMMANDER.
Abstract: CLEAR DELEGATION OF RESPONSIBILITY AND IMPROVED COMMUNICATION ARE SAID TO PROVIDE FOR MAXIMUM COORDINATION OF EFFORT. AFTER TWO YEARS OF EXPERIMENTATION WITH THE PROGRAM ON A LIMITED BASIS, AN INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF CRIME CLEARANCE STATISTICS BY THE URBAN INSTITUTE INDICATED THAT THE SYSTEM WAS, IN FACT, MORE EFFECTIVE THAN THE PREVIOUS CENTRALIZED SYSTEM, AND THE TEAM PROGRAM WAS INSTITUTED CITY-WIDE.
Index Term(s): Clearance rates; New York; Program evaluation; Team policing
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