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NCJ Number: 31580 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: ST LOUIS - METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT - EXPAND EVIDENCE TECHNICIAN UNIT (ETU) - SUBMITTED FOR EXEMPLARY PROJECT STATUS
Corporate Author: St Louis Metropolitan Police Dept
United States of America
Project Director: W R ARMSTRONG
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 160
Sponsoring Agency: Missouri Law Enforcement Assistance Council Region 5

National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
St Louis Metropolitan Police Dept
St Louis, MO 63103
Sale Source: 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: THE GOALS OF THIS PROJECT WERE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF INDEX CRIME SCENES PROCESSED FOR PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AND TO DECREASE THE RESPONSE TIME OF THE EVIDENCE TECHNICIANS.
Abstract: THIS REPORT CONTAINS COMPLETE DOCUMENTATION FOR SUBMISSION OF THE PROGRAM AS A CANDIDATE FOR CONSIDERATION AS AN LEAA EXEMPLARY PROJECT. AN ACCOMPANYING MEMORANDUM SUMMARIZES REPORT CONTENT IN THE AREAS OF PROGRAM GOAL ACHIEVEMENT, REPLICABILITY, MEASURABILITY, AND EFFICIENCY. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT THERE IS AMPLE EVIDENCE THAT THE PROJECT IS SUCCESSFUL AND HAS ACCOMPLISHED ITS GOALS. HOWEVER, SINCE THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE TO INDICATE THAT THIS PROJECT IS NOTABLY MORE SUCCESSFUL THAN OTHER EVIDENCE TECHNICIAN UNITS, IT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR EXEMPLARY PROJECT DESIGNATION.
Index Term(s): Crime Scene Investigation; Criminal investigation units; Evaluation; Evidence collection; Evidence identification; Index crimes; Missouri
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