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Title: ALLEGHENY COUNTY (PA) - RECORDS SYSTEMS ANALYSES OF THE AVALON, CLAIRTON, AND SCOTT TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENTS, AND CONDUCT OF A RECORDS SYSTEM SEMINAR FOR 21 POLICE DEPARTMENTS - POLICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): L R WALTON
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Justice Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 85
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Westinghouse Justice Institute
Arlington, VA 22202
Contract Number: J-LEAA-003-76
Publication Number: 75-110
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: MARCH 1976 REPORT ON AN ANALYSIS OF EXISTING CRIMINAL RECORDS SYSTEMS OF REPRESENTATIVE LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS WITHIN THE COUNTY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF RECORDS SYSTEMS FOR ADOPTION BY SIMILAR DEPARTMENTS.
Abstract: THE REQUESTED ASSISTANCE WAS ALSO CONCERNED WITH INSTRUCTING RECORDKEEPING CONCEPTS TO INTERESTED POLICE DEPARTMENTS WITHIN ALLEGHENY COUNTY. THE BOROUGH OF AVALON (PA) HAS A POPULATION OF 7,086, A POLICE STRENGTH OF 15, AND COVERS AN AREA OF 0.6 SQUARE MILES. THE CITY OF CLAIRTON (PA) HAS A POPULATION OF 13,874, A POLICE STRENGTH OF 33, AND AN AREA OF 2.97 SQUARE MILES. SCOTT TOWNSHIP COVERS A 3.75 SQUARE MILES, HAS A POPULATION OF 22,648, AND A TOTAL POLICE STRENGTH OF 24. EACH INDIVIDUAL POLICE REPORT OR RECORDS FORM USED BY THE THREE DEPARTMENTS IS DESCRIBED AND COMMENTED ON SEPARATELY. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A PROPOSED RECORDS SYSTEM IN EACH DEPARTMENT ARE THEN MADE. A GENERALIZED BASIC RECORDS SYSTEM IS INCLUDED IN THE APPENDIX ALONG WITH SAMPLE REPORT FORMS.
Index Term(s): Pennsylvania; Police records; Records management; Technical assistance reports
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