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NCJ Number: 34496 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: POLICE MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES
Author(s): R A ZAPKE
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 73
Sponsoring Agency: 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
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FOCUSING ON AREAS OF POLICE OPERATIONS WHICH FREQUENTLY PROVE MOST TROUBLESOME IN SMALL DEPARTMENTS, THIS MANUAL OFFERS CONCRETE GUIDELINES ON THE OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT, AND ORGANIZATION OF RURAL POLICE AGENCIES.
Abstract: MANY OF THE PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH RURAL LAW ENFORCEMENT STEM FROM TWO SOURCES: THE SIZE OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THE BUDGETARY RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT IT. THIS MANUAL IS INTENDED TO ASSIST THE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN RURAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN PROVIDING IMPROVED SERVICES WITHIN THESE SIZE AND BUDGETARY LIMITATIONS. AMONG THE AREAS COVERED ARE THE ROLE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE, INTERNAL POLICE DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION, LINE ACTIVITIES, MANPOWER STAFFING AND UTILIZATION, PERSONNEL POLICIES, POLICE RECORDS, POLICE PLANNING, AND POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS. ALSO INCLUDED ARE SAMPLE PAY RANGES FOR PERSONNEL, AN EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE RATING FORM, AND A LIST OF SUBJECTS FOR INCLUSION IN A POLICE MANUAL.
Index Term(s): Management; Personnel administration; Police manpower deployment; Police resource allocation; Rural area studies; Rural policing
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