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Title: WEST MIDLANDS POLICE - CHIEF CONSTABLE - REPORT, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Birmingham Chief Constable's Office
Lloyd House
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 122
Sponsoring Agency: Birmingham Chief Constable's Office
Birmingham B4 GNQ, England
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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 Kingdom
Annotation: INFORMATION AND STATISTICS ON ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION, PERSONNEL TRAINING, CRIME, TRAFFIC OPERATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, POLICE WELFARE, AND LICENSING ARE INCLUDED.
Abstract: INFORMATION ON FORCE ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION PERTAINS TO PERSONNEL RECRUITMENT, PROMOTIONS, CAREER DEVELOPMENT, COMPLAINTS AGAINST POLICE OFFICERS, AS WELL AS TO THE STRUCTURE AND STRENGTH OF THE REGULAR FORCE. A NET LOSS OF 22 OFFICERS DURING THE YEAR IS VIEWED WITH CONCERN. THE VARIOUS TRAINING COURSES OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR ARE LISTED AND DESCRIBED BRIEFLY. CRIME STATISTICS FOR THE YEAR ARE TABULATED ACCORDING TO OFFENSE, AND AN INCREASE OF 23.2 PERCENT OVER THE 1976 FIGURE IS NOTED WITH ALL OFFENSE CATEGORIES RISING. THE ACTIVITIES OF EACH UNIT AND BRANCH OF THE FORCE DEALING WITH CRIME PREVENTION AND INVESTIGATION ARE DESCRIBED, AND THE NUMBER OF PERSONS PROCESSED FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF INDICTABLE AND NONINDICTABLE OFFENSES IS INCLUDED. STATISTICS AND INFORMATION RELATING TO TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY SHOW AN INCREASE OF 16 PERCENT IN THE NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS AS COMPARED TO THE PREVIOUS YEAR. OPERATIONS OF THE VARIOUS SYSTEMS WITH IN THE COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT ARE REPORTED. BUDGETARY RESTRICTIONS ON CAPITAL EXPENDITURES HAVE REDUCED GREATLY THE NUMBER OF BUILDING PROJECTS, AND EMPHASIS IS ON KEEPING PRESENT BUILDINGS REASONABLY FURNISHED, DECORATED, AND MAINTAINED. MAJOR ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO FORCE ACTIVITIES CONCERNING THE WELFARE OF POLICE OFFICERS. THE NUMBER OF LICENSES ISSUED FOR VARIOUS ENTERPRISES IS PROVIDED, AND FURTHER MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES OF THE FORCE ARE DESCRIBED. (RCB)
Index Term(s): England; Licensing; Police organizational structure; Police personnel; Police statistics; Police telecommunications systems; Police training; Traffic offenses
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