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NCJ Number: 35944 Find in a Library
Title: TUSCALOOSA COUNTY (AL) HOMICIDE UNIT - POLICE SERVICES STUDY FACT SHEET
Author(s): S MASTROFSKI
Corporate Author: Indiana University
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN 46202
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Science Foundation
Arlington, VA 22230
Grant Number: GI-43949
Publication Number: FACT SHEET NO 3
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: DESCRIPTION OF THE TUSCALOOSA COUNTY (AL) HOMICIDE UNIT ORGANIZED BY THE COUNTY'S LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL TO SHARE THEIR RESOURCES AS THE EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATING BODY OF CERTAIN TYPES OF SERIOUS CRIMES.
Abstract: THIS REPORT IS PART OF A STUDY OF POLICE SERVICES IN 200 METROPOLITAN AREAS. THE UNIT WAS ORGANIZED TO INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE, SERIOUS ASSAULT, RAPE, ATTEMPTED RAPE, SUICIDE, AND CERTAIN TYPES OF MANSLAUGHTER. THE AUTHOR REVIEWS UNIT DESIGN AND CAPABILITIES AS WELL AS PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED AND POSSIBLE EXPANSION. SUGGESTIONS ARE SET FORTH FOR COMMUNITIES CONSIDERING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIMILAR UNITS BY THE UNIT'S DIRECTOR. FOR RELATED DOCUMENTS, SEE NCJ-35940 THROUGH 35943 AND NCJ-35945 THROUGH 35947.
Index Term(s): Aggravated assault; Alabama; Criminal investigation units; Homicide; Interagency cooperation; Manslaughter; Rape; Suicide
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