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NCJ Number: 49835 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: INTEGRATED CRIMINAL APPREHENSION PROGRAM - REVIEW OF PATROL OPERATIONS ANALYSIS - SELECTED READINGS FROM ICAP CITIES
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Westinghouse National Issues Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 142
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Westinghouse National Issues Ctr
Columbia, MD 21044
Contract Number: J-LEAA-003-76
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TO ENCOURAGE THE EFFICIENT ALLOCATION OF POLICE RESOURCES WITH RESPECT TO THE PATROL FUNCTION, LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT EFFORTS AT PATROL OPERATIONS ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT ARE DESCRIBED.
Abstract: PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCTING A PATROL OPERATIONS ANALYSIS STUDY ARE OUTLINED, WITH ATTENTION TO PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS IN PATROL OPERATION ANALYSIS, A TECHNIQUE FOR STAFFING THE PATROL FUNCTIONS PROPORTIONATELY TO DEMAND, THE SIMI VALLEY, CALIF., POLICE DEPARTMENT WORKLOAD STUDY, A PATROL OPERATIONS OVERVIEW, AND THE USE OF DIRECTED PATROL TO INTEGRATE PATROL ASSIGNMENTS IN KANSAS CITY. THE CONSUMED-TIME METHOD OF ANALYSIS (BASED ON THE MEASUREMENT OF PATROL TIME CONSUMED BY CALLS-FOR-SERVICE, PATROL-INITITATED ACTIVITY, AND PERSONAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITY) IS DISCUSSED, ALONG WITH HOW THE SAN JOSE, CALIF., POLICE DEPARTMENT ALLOCATES ITS MANPOWER RESOURCE TO EACH OF THREE 10-HOUR SHIFTS. THE SIMI VALLEY APPROACH TO CONSUMED-TIME ANALYSIS IS DETAILED, FOLLOWED BY AN OVERVIEW OF THE NORFOLK, VA., POLICE DEPARTMENT'S USE OF AN INTEGRATED CRIMINAL APPREHENSION PROGRAM (ICAP), WHICH ENCOURAGES PATROL OFFICERS TO CONDUCT PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS AT THE SCENE OF A CRIME AND TO BECOME AN INTEGRAL FORCE IN THE PREPARATION OF PROSECUTION CASE FILES. FINALLY, THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE KANSAS CITY DIRECTED PATROL PROGRAM IS EXAMINED; THE PROJECT USES UNCOMMITTED PATROL TIME TO ADDRESS IDENTIFIED PROBLEMS THROUGH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PLANNED SEQUENCE OF ACTIVITIES DEVELOPED BY OFFICERS IN WHOSE AREA A PARTICULAR PROBLEM EXISTS. TABULAR AND GRAPHIC DATA ARE INCLUDED, AS ARE VARIOUS MATHEMATICAL FORMULAS. NO REFERENCES ARE CITED.
Index Term(s): Analysis; California; Patrol; Police manpower deployment; Police resource allocation; Techniques; Virginia
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