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NCJ Number: 31261 Find in a Library
Title: POLITICS AND POLICE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS (FROM CARNAHAN CONFERENCE ON CRIME COUNTERMEASURES, 1975 PROCEEDINGS BY JOHN S JACKSON - SEE NCJ-31252)
Author(s): E ZANNES
Corporate Author: University of Kentucky
College of Engineering
United States of America

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Lexington Section
United States of America

Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THROUGH CASE STUDIES OF REFORMS IN THREE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INVOLVING A STATE, A COUNTY, AND A CITY, THE AUTHOR ILLUSTRATES THE PROBLEMS AND POLITICAL FACTORS WHICH MUST BE FACED BY THOSE INVOLVED IN SYSTEM CHANGES.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR NOTED THAT MAJOR SYSTEM CHANGES WERE OFTEN PLANNED BY PROFESSIONALS, WHO FAILED TO CONCERN THEMSELVES WITH THE POLITICAL PROCESS, LOCAL POWER STRUCTURE, AND PROBLEMS OF THE LOCAL CITIZENRY. BASED ON THE ISSUES AND PROBLEMS DEMONSTRATED IN THE CASE STUDIES, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERSONS PLANNING OR IMPLEMENTING NEW COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE WAYS GROUPS FUNCTION AND THE LOCAL POWER STRUCTURE OF THE AREA IN WHICH THEY ARE WORKING.
Index Term(s): Community support; Local government; Police equipment; Police telecommunications systems; Political influences
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