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NCJ Number: 41978 Find in a Library
Title: WESTCHESTER COUNTY PARKWAY POLICE WELFARE FRAUD DIVISION
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:44  Issue:6  Dated:(JUNE 1977)  Pages:38-39
Author(s): C FULGENZI; W J LEECH; P F COTTERS; W E LAFRANCO
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE WELFARE FRAUD DIVISION ARE DESCRIBED, INCLUDING DEVELOPMENT OF THE DIVISION, INVESTIGATIVE PROCEDURES, COOPERATION WITH OTHER AGENCIES, AND DIVISION ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
Abstract: THE WELFARE FRAUD INVESTIGATION DIVISION IS STAFFED BY TEN MEN. PERSONNEL OF THE DIVISION PERFORM ALL INVESTIGATORY FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING INTERVIEWING DOCTORS, WITNESSES, EMPLOYERS, POSTAL WORKERS, AND SO ON. THE AGENCY INTERACTS WITH SUCH OTHER AGENCIES AS THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT, FEDERAL AGENCIES, STATE AGENCIES, LOCAL AND CIVIC GROUPS, AND THE PRESS. IT IS NOTED THAT THE EFFORTS OF THE DIVISION AND THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY IN PROSECUTING WELFARE FRAUD HAVE RESULTED IN A 380 PERCENT INCREASE IN CONVICTION FOR THE FIRST SEVEN MONTHS OF 1976 OVER THE SAME TIME PERIOD IN 1975....DMC
Index Term(s): Criminal investigation; Criminal investigation units; Fraud; Welfare services
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