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Title: PORTLAND/MULTNOMAH COUNTY (OR) - POLICE CONSOLIDATION PROJECT - CONCEPT PAPERS
Author(s): F HAGEDORN
Corporate Author: Portland/Multnomah Cty Police Consolidation Project
United States of America
Project Director: J E ANGELL
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 96
Sponsoring Agency: Oregon Law Enforcement Council
Salem, OR 97303
Portland/Multnomah Cty Police Consolidation Project
Portland, OR 97204
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 72 A 2.2; 73 A 2.21; 74 A 2.9.
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AS THE FINAL REPORT OF THE POLICE CONSOLIDATION PROJECT, THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS FOUR PAPERS WHICH MAKE SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS ON SUCH AREAS AS POLICE TRAINING, POLICE PLANNING, AND POLICE JURISDICTION.
Abstract: THE GOAL OF THE POLICE CONSOLIDATION PROJECT WAS NOT MERELY TO MERGE THE EXISTING COUNTY AND CITY POLICE AGENCIES, BUT TO DEVELOP AN ENTIRELY NEW POLICE DESIGN WHICH WOULD BE MORE RESPONSIVE TO COMMUNITY NEEDS, COGNIZANT OF CITIZEN RIGHTS, AND EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE. OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROJECT INCLUDED ORGANIZING A PARTICIPATORY PLANNING MODEL, CONDUCTING AN ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCE INVENTORY OF POLICE AGENCIES IN MULTNOMAH COUNTY, CONDUCTING AN INVENTORY OF POLICE CLIENTELE, DEFINING THE LEGAL PARAMETERS OF POLICE OPERATIONS, AND IMPLEMENTING THOSE RECOMMENDATIONS WHICH ARE APPROVED AND SUPPORTED BY POLICE OFFICIALS. THE PAPERS IN THIS DOCUMENT PRESENT RECOMMENDATIONS CONSISTENT WITH THE GENERAL GOALS OF THE PROJECT. TOPICS INCLUDE A PROPOSAL FOR REORGANIZING POLICE TRAINING, A MODEL FOR A CITIZEN COMPLAINT SYSTEM, A PROPOSAL FOR REORGANIZING POLICE PLANNING, AND A PROPOSAL FOR REDRAWING THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN THE PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU AND THE MULTNOMAH COUNTY DIVISION OF PUBLIC SAFETY. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Complaints against police; Jurisdiction; Management; Oregon; Planning; Police consolidation; Police organizational structure
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