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Title: IMPLEMENTATIN OF EMERGENCY SERVICE DEPLOYMENT MODELS IN OPERATING AGENCIES
Author(s): J M CHAIKEN
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: P-5870
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER REPORTS ON THE RESULTS OF A STUDY ON THE ACTUAL ACQUISITION AND USE OF SIX DEPLOYMENT MODELS FOR EMERGENCY SERVICE AGENCIES WHICH WERE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD).
Abstract: THE MODELS WERE DEVELOPED, FIELD-TESTED, AND DOCUMENTED DURING A TWO-YEAR PERIOD ENDING OCTOBER 1975. DURING THE FOLLOWING 18 MONTHS, RECORDS WERE KEPT OF THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE MODELS WERE ACQUIRED BY OPERATING AGENCIES AND ACTUALLY USED FOR MAKING DEPLOYMENT CHANGES. THE NUMBER OF ACQUISITIONS RANGED FROM ZERO FOR ONE MODEL TO THIRTY-NINE FOR ANOTHER. OVER HALF OF THOSE WHO ACQUIRE THESE MODELS ACTUALLY USE THEM, AND, EXCEPT FOR ONE MODEL, NEARLY ALL USERS MAKE OPERATIONAL CHANGES BASED ON THE OUTPUT. DIFFERENCES AMONG THE MODELS ILLUMINATE THE IMPLEMENTATION.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...EB
Index Term(s): Emergency procedures; Fire departments; Medical and dental services; Models; Police emergency procedures; Research and development; US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Note: PAPER PREPARED FOR PRESENTATION AT THE JOINT NATIONAL ORSA/TIMS MEETING, SAN FRANCISO, MAY 10, 1977
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