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NCJ Number: 35028 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: KEARNY (AZ) - ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT ORGANIZATION, MANPOWER AND OPERATIONS, AND FEASIBILITY OF CONSOLIDATING POLICE AND FIRE SERVICES - POLICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): C O HALE
Corporate Author: Public Admin Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 40
Sponsoring Agency: Public Admin Service
Mclean, VA 22102
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-002-76
Publication Number: 76-025/041
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ORGANIZATION STUDY WAS PREPARED FOR THE KEARNY (AZ) POLICE DEPARTMENT, WHOSE 10 PERSONNEL (6 SWORN) SERVE 2583 PERSONS ON 2.75 SQUARE MILES - THE REPORT IS DATED MAY 18, 1976.
Abstract: PROBLEMS ADDRESSED IN THE REPORT INCLUDE THE EXTRAORDINARILY HIGH TURNOVER RATE (100 PERCENT) AND THE LACK OF COMMUNITY CONFIDENCE IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. SUGGESTIONS BY THE CONSULTANT ARE MADE TO IMPROVE THE PERSONNEL PACKAGE (PAY RATES AND PENSION PLANS) AND TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY RELATIONS (RAP SESSIONS AND FOOT PATROLS). WHILE POLICE SHOULD BE GIVEN FIRE FIGHTING TRAINING, THE CONSULTANT RECOMMENDS AGAINST A MERGER OF THE POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
Index Term(s): Police organizational structure; Public safety consolidation; Technical assistance reports
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