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Title: ESTABLISHING AND SUPERVISING A VICE BUREAU
Journal: FBI LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN  Volume:46  Issue:7  Dated:(JULY 1977)  Pages:12-15
Author(s): J K SWAN
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
Publisher: https://www.fbi.gov 
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE, SELECTION OF PERSONNEL, DEPLOYMENT AND DUTY ROTATION, AND EQUIPMENT FOR VICE OPERATIONS ARE DISCUSSED IN THIS ARTICLE.
Abstract: IT IS POINTED OUT THAT THE DIRECT CONTROL AND SUPERVISION OF THE VICE UNIT SHOULD NEVER BE FAR REMOVED FROM THE CHIEF POLICE ADMINISTRATOR, THUS REDUCING THE POSSIBILITY OF CORRUPTION. INTELLIGENT AND FLEXIBLE PERSONS WITH INTEGRITY ARE NOTED AS PRIME CANDIDATES FOR VICE WORK, TO BE SELECTED THROUGH THE SUBMISSION OF RESUMES AND SUBSEQUENT PERSONAL INTERVIEWS. SIMULATED FIELD EXERCISES ARE ALSO CONSIDERED VALUABLE IN ASSESSING A CANDIDATE'S APTITUDE FOR VICE WORK. THE EMPLOYMENT OF INFORMERS IS DISCUSSED, AND THE SPECIAL EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR VICE WORK IS CONSIDERED.
Index Term(s): Informants; Management; Moral-decency crimes; Personnel selection; Police equipment; Police manpower deployment; Police organizational structure; Police personnel; Vice control units; Virginia
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