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Title: ALABAMA LAW ENFORCEMENT - DEVELOPMENT OF EVALUATION
Corporate Author: Auburn University
United States of America
Project Director: D E HAYHURST
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 576
Sponsoring Agency: Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DATA BASE OF COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION ON STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES DESIGNED TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR POLICE PROGRAM EVALUATION AND TO IMPLEMENT A SYSTEM OF CONTINOUS PROGRAM EVALUATION.
Abstract: A QUESTIONNAIRE/INTERVIEW SURVEY WAS USED TO OBTAIN INFORMATION ON THE WORKLOAD, MANPOWER, EDUCATION, SALARIES, AGE LEVELS, EQUIPMENT, FACILITIES, PERSONNEL, AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE 345 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN THE STATE. OVER 94 PER CENT OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ARE REPRESENTED IN THIS REPORT. SIXTY-FIVE OF 67 SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENTS WERE ALSO INTERVIEWED. THIS REPORT PRESENTS INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM 63 OF THE 95 QUESTIONS OF THE 18-PAGE SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE. AGENCIES ARE ORGANIZED INTO SIX GROUPS BY SIZE FOR PURPOSES OF ANALYSIS. THIS REPORT ALSO CONTAINS THE RESULTS OF A CITIZEN ATTITUDE SURVEY OF 1500 CITIZENS ON CRIME AND POLICE, AND CENSUS DATA (BY REGION, COUNTY, AND LOCAL JURISDICTION) FOR ALL JURISDICTIONS IN EXCESS OF 2500 POPULATION. IN ADDITION, THIS REPORT CONTAINS A COMPLETE DIRECTORY OF ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN ALABAMA, AN AGENCY BY AGENCY LISTING OF EXPENDITURES FOR FISCAL YEAR 1974, AND A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE ORGANIZATION OF AND RESOURCES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT IN ALABAMA. SAMPLE QUESTIONS FROM THE CITIZEN ATTITUDE SURVEY AND THE COMPLETE AGENCY QUESTIONNAIRE ARE INCLUDED IN THE APPENDIX.
Index Term(s): Alabama; Data collections; Evaluation; Police organizational structure; Police statistics; Public Attitudes/Opinion; Questionnaires; State planning agencies; Surveys
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