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NCJ Number: 43903 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: INTEGRATED CRIMINAL APPREHENSION PROGRAM - A PRELIMINARY GUIDELINE MANUAL FOR PATROL OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Author(s): R P GRASSIE; J A HOLLISTER
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Law Enforcement Assistance Admin
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 95
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR CONDUCTING A PATROL OPERATIONS ANALYSIS STUDY IS DESIGNED FOR DEPARTMENTS WHICH HAVE NOT BEFORE UNDERTAKEN SUCH A TASK AND IS BASED ON MEASUREMENT OF TIME CONSUMED BY VARIOUS PATROL ELEMENTS.
Abstract: THE HANDBOOK COMBINES THE THEORY OF VARIOUS TYPES OF PATROL SCHEDULING PROCEDURES WITH A STEP-BY-STEP DESCRIPTION OF DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS NECESSARY FOR A TIME CONSUMPTION STUDY. THE TIME CONSUMPTION METHOD WAS CHOSEN AS BEING OF MOST USE TO THE AVERAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT. IT IS BASED ON MEASUREMENTS OF TIME REQUIRED BY CALLS FOR SERVICE, PATROL-INITIATED ACTIVITY, AND PERSONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITY. FOUR METHODS OF GATHERING AND PROCESSING DATA ARE DESCRIBED: FULLY MANUAL, MIXED MANUAL AND MECHANICAL, SEMIAUTOMATED, AND FULLY AUTOMATED. EXTRACTION OF MEAN TIMES NECESSARY TO COMPUTE PATROL REQUIREMENTS IS DETAILED. SAMPLES OF FORMS TO AID THE PROCESS ARE INCLUDED. THE MANUAL EMPHASIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF SECURING THE COOPERATION OF PATROL OFFICERS AND COMMANDERS. (FOR OTHER MANUAL IN THE SET, SEE NCJ-43900,43901,43902, AND 43937).
Index Term(s): Management; Patrol; Police response time; Procedure manuals
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