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NCJ Number: 34755 Find in a Library
Title: CHANGING ROLE OF THE COUNTY SHERIFF, PART 3 - TEAM POLICING - INNOVATIVE TRAINING IN MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OREGON
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:43  Issue:6  Dated:(JUNE 1976)  Pages:76-79
Author(s): A R GERARDO; R R ANDERSON; B BLEDSOE
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DETAILS THE APPROACH TAKEN BY THE MULTNOMAH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO PREPARE AND TRAIN PERSONNEL FOR THE TRANSITION TO NEIGHBORHOOD TEAM POLICING, AND CONCOMITANT MANAGEMENT CHANGES.
Abstract: TRAINING EMPHASIZED THE ABILITY TO PERFORM EFFECTIVELY OUTSIDE THE RIGID CONTROL OF THE TRADITIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE. EACH TEAM WAS TRAINED SEPARATELY FOR 40 HOURS. TRAINING WAS FLEXIBLE, DEPENDING ON INDIVIDUAL TEAM NEEDS. SPECIAL SESSIONS WERE HELD FOR THE SUPPORT TEAM - COMPOSED OF INVESTIGATIVE SPECIALISTS - AND MANAGERS. PART OF THE TRAINING WAS CONDUCTED BY MEMBERS OF THE TEAM POLICING PLANNING GROUP FROM THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT. FOR PARTS I AND II OF THIS SERIES OF ARTICLES, SEE NCJ-32838 AND 34532.
Index Term(s): California; Management; Police team training; Team policing
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