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NCJ Number: 32841 Find in a Library
Title: CITIZEN COMPLAINT PROCESS - MORE THAN A NECESSARY EVIL
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:43  Issue:3  Dated:(MARCH 1976)  Pages:65-67
Author(s): H C ZAVISLAK
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: IDENTIFICATION OF SOME OF THE RECURRENT SHORTCOMINGS WHICH APPEAR TO BE COMMON IN THE CITIZEN COMPLAINT PROCESS AS IT IS CURRENTLY FOUND IN MANY COMMUNITIES TODAY.
Abstract: POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVES TO THESE SHORTCOMINGS ARE PROVIDED. THE AUTHOR PRESENTS SOME OF THE SIGNIFICANT POINTS CONTAINED IN THE JACKSON, MICHIGAN, POLICE DEPARTMENT GENERAL ORDER ENTITLED COMPLAINT PROCESS. BASICALLY THE ORDER OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED FOR EACH OF THE THREE STAGES IN THE CITIZEN COMPLAINT PROCESS. THE THREE STAGES DISCUSSED ARE COMPLAINT RECEPTION, INVESTIGATION, AND DISPOSITION.
Index Term(s): Complaints against police; Michigan
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