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NCJ Number: 49009 Find in a Library
Title: NEW HAMPSHIRE - DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY - DIVISION OF STATE POLICE - ANNUAL REPORT, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: New Hampshire Division of State Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New Hampshire Division of State Police
Concord, NH 03301
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A YEAR-END REVIEW IS PRESENTED OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE TRAFFIC, DETECTIVE, AND COMMUNICATION/ADMINISTRATION BUREAUS OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE POLICE. ORGANIZATIONAL AND PERSONNEL INFORMATION IS ALSO PROVIDED.
Abstract: STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS MOVED TO THE NEWLY COMPLETED DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY BUILDING AND NEW DIRECTOR OF THE POLICE UNIT WAS APPOINTED FOLLOWING THE RETIREMENT OF THE PREVIOUS DIRECTOR. THE STATE POLICE'S MOST NOTABLE CONTRIBUTION DURING THE YEAR WAS THE LARGEST PEACE TIME MASS ARREST IN THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY FOLLOWING THE SEABROOK NUCLEAR DEMONSTRATIONS. SPEED ENFORCEMENT TEAMS AND AN INTENSIFIED 'CHRISTMAS VIGIL' PATROL TARGETED AT THE DRUNKEN DRIVER HELPED AFFECT A DECREASE OVER LAST YEAR'S FIGURES FOR INJURY-CAUSING CRASHES AND THE NUMBER OF TRAFFIC FATALITIES. IN ADDITION THE TRAFFIC BUREAU COOPERATED WITH OTHER AGENCIES IN PRESENTING A FACTUAL PROGRAM TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS REGARDING THE DANGERS OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED. THE ETECTIVE BUREAU, CHARGED WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF INVESTIGATING ALL MAJOR CRIMES FOR THE STATE POLICE, INITIATED THREE MAJOR PROGRAMS IN THE AREAS OF DRUG INVESTIGATIONS, CRIME REPORTING, AND EXPLOSIVE LICENSING. THE DIVERSION INVESTIGATION UNIT WAS FORMED TO INVESTIGATE THE DIVERSION OF LEGALLY MANUFACTURED DRUGS FRM LEGITIMATE SOURCE. IN THE AREA OF CRIME REPORTING, THE UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING UNIT BEGAN GATHERING AND COMPILING STATEWIDE CRIME STATISTICS, WHILE UNDER A NEW STATE LAW, ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR EXPLOSIVES LICENSING SHIFTED TO THE STATE POLICE. THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION BUREAU WAS ESTABLISHED IN THE FALL OF 1977 TO COPE WITH THE EVER INCREASING ROLE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND EXPANDED IN-HOUSE ADMINISTRATION. STATISTICS FOR THE OPERATIONS OF ALL OF THE BUREAUS, AN ORGANIZATIONAL TABLE, AND SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHS ARE PROVIDED. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Demonstrator arrests; Drug law enforcement units; Explosives; New Hampshire; Police Records Units; State police; Traffic units
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