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Title: CONSOLIDATION OF LOCAL POLICE SERVICES IN BROOME COUNTY (NY) - CONSOLIDATION REPORT NO 1
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: State University of New York
Economic Growth Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 132
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Technical Information Service
Springfield, VA 22151
State University of New York
Binghamton, NY 13901
US Dept of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, DC 20410
Grant Number: C-54145
Sale Source: National Technical Information Service
US Dept of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY OF BOTH PARTIAL AND COMPLETE CONSOLIDATION OF LOCAL POLICE SERVICES IN THE URBAN COMMUNITIES OF BINGHAMTON, DICKINSON, JOHNSON CITY, ENDICOTT, UNION, AND VESTAL, NEW YORK.
Abstract: A COMPARATIVE SURVEY OF THE IMPORTANT DEMOGRAPHIC, ECONOMIC AND FISCAL CHARACTERISTICS OF ALL BROOME COUNTY COMMUNITIES IS INCLUDED, AS WELL AS AN IN-DEPTH SURVEY OF THE EXISTING LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS. THE CENTRAL FOCUS OF THIS REPORT IS A DETAILED DISCUSSION OF THE ECONOMIC RATIONALE FOR PUBLIC SERVICE CONSOLIDATION IN GENERAL, AND FOR CONSOLIDATION OF LOCAL POLICE SERVICES IN BROOME COUNTY IN PARTICULAR. BASED UPON THIS DISCUSSION, A SET OF SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING COUNTYWIDE CONSOLIDATION, URBAN CONSOLIDATION AND CONSOLIDATION OF POLICE FUNCTIONS IS DEVELOPED. A DETAILED IMPLEMENTATION PLAN LEADING TO THE FORMATION OF A METRO POLICE DEPARTMENT FOLLOWS THE RECOMMENDATION. SEVERAL APPENDICES OF ADDITIONAL POLICE AND COMMUNITY DATA ARE INCLUDED AS WELL AS BIBLIOGRAPHIES OF LOCAL POLICE STUDIES AND RELEVANT PUBLIC SERVICE CONSOLIDATION RESEARCH. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS TABULAR DATA ON THE MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM SALARY COSTS FOR THE PROPOSED METRO POLICE DEPARTMENT, AN ANNOTATED LIST OF BROOME COUNTY POLICE CONSOLIDATION REPORTS, QUESTIONS ON THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF CONSOLIDATION, AND A 27-ITEM BIBLIOGRAPHY. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Cost analysis; New York; Police consolidation
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