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NCJ Number: 42912 Find in a Library
Title: ONE-MAN VERSUS TWO-MAN POLICE PATROL CARS
Author(s): G W HUTTON
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 141
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS STUDY INTENDS TO HELP THE POLICE ADMINISTRATOR GAIN THE KNOWLEDGE AND ASSESS THE ALTERNATIVES THAT WILL HELP HIM IN DECIDING WHETHER OR NOT TO EMPLOY ONE OR TWO-MAN RATROL CARS. THIS THESIS DESCRIBES THE PROBLEM, REPORTS,
Abstract: AND SUMMARIZES THE LITERATURE ON THE SUBJECT, CONSOLIDATE PUBLISHED STATISTICS, DESCRIBES A QUESTIONNAIRE SENT TO FORTY-FIVE CITY POLICE CHIEFS TO OBTAIN EXPERIENCED OPINIONS ABOUT IMPINGING FACTORS AND CURRENT USAGE, AND DISCUSSES THE MAJOR POINTS OF PAST ARGUMENTS FOR EACH SIDE OF THE ISSUE. APPRECIATING THAT THERE IS NOT ONE RIGHT ANSWER FOR ALL POLICE DEPARTMENTS AS REGARDS THE NUMBER OF PERSONNEL IN A PATROL CAR, THE AUTHOR PRESENTS A LIST OF MANAGEMENT GUIDELINS TO BE FOLLOWED BY ANY ADMINISTRATOR IN DETERMING THE POLICY FOR HIS JURISDICTION....RCB
Index Term(s): Decisionmaking; Management; One man vs two man patrol cars; Police effectiveness; Police manpower deployment; Policy analysis; Studies
Note: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT LOS ANGELESDISSERTATION
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