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NCJ Number: 40944 Find in a Library
Title: MUNICIPAL PUBLIC SAFETY - A GUIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CONSOLIDATED POLICE-FIRE SERVICES
Author(s): E BERENBAUM
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 95
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Sale Source: Charles C. Thomas
2600 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A GUIDE FOR MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATORS AND PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS ON THE PLANNING, SELECTION, OPERATION, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CONSOLIDATED PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES, WITH SUGGESTIONS ON ANSWERING COMMUNITY OBJECTIONS.
Abstract: THE COMPLETE RANGE OF PROCEDURES AND PLANS NECESSARY FOR THE SUCCESSFUL CONSOLIDATION OF POLICE AND FIRE SERVICES IS CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME. THE TEXT EXPLAINS WHERE AND WHY THIS TYPE OF PROGRAM IS APPROPRIATE, HOW TO PLAN AND SELECT A PROGRAM, AND WHAT TYPE OF RECRUITING, TRAINING, AND OPERATIONAL TECHNIQUES ARE MOST EFFECTIVE. INFORMATION ON HOW TO ALLAY THE COMMUNITY'S FEARS OF CONSOLIDATION AND TO ELIMINATE THE DRAWBACKS WHICH THEY POINT OUT IS ALSO PROVIDED. THE APPENDICES INCLUDE ACTIVITY REPORTS, JOB DESCRIPTIONS, CURRICULUM AND TRAINING GUIDES, AND OPERATING PROCEDURES THAT MAY BE OF VALUE TO THOSE INITIATING CONSOLIDATION PROCEDURES. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...DMC
Index Term(s): Course materials; Fire departments; Planning; Police consolidation; Procedure manuals; Public safety consolidation; Techniques
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