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NCJ Number: 65423 Find in a Library
Title: ROYAL VIRGIN ISLANDS - POLICE FORCE - ANNUAL REPORT, 1978
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Royal Virgin Islands Police Force
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 29
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Royal Virgin Islands Police Force
Tortola, Virgin Islands
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: THE 1978 ANNUAL REPORT ON THE LAW ENFORCEMENT DUTIES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES OF THE ROYAL POLICE FORCE OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS INCLUDES INFORMATION ON CRIME PATTERNS AND SOCIOECONOMIC CHANGES OF CRIMINOLOGICAL RELEVANCE.
Abstract: THE REPORT PRESENTS DESCRIPTIVE DATA ON THE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE LOCAL POLICE FORCE (RACIAL COMPOSITION, FINANCES, HEALTH, HOUSING, AND DISTRIBUTION OVER THE REGIONS). A GENERAL SURVEY OF THE YEAR PROVIDES INFORMATION ON VISITS, HONORS AND AWARDS, NEW LEGISLATION AFFECTING THE POLICE, AND OVERALL CRIME FIGURES. FOR THE YEAR'S RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING, DATA ARE SUPPLIED ON QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENLISTMENT, REFRESHER TRAINING, PROMOTIONS, AND WEAPON TRAINING. TABLES AND FIGURES PORTRAY TOTALS FOR VARIOUS CATEGORIES OF CRIME FOR THE PERIOD 1974-78, NUMBERS OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS, AND NUMBERS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENTS. BRIEF SYNOPSES ARE GIVEN FOR USE OF CRIMINAL LABORATORY EQUIPMENT, VARIOUS RECORDS SYSTEMS, AND THE COURTS. FURTHER STATISTICS REVEAL TRAFFIC-RELATED INCIDENTS. FINALLY, SHORT DESCRIPTIONS FOCUS ON SPECIALIZED POLICE BRANCHES, SUCH AS THE FIRE BRIGADE, POLICEWOMEN, THE MARINE SECTION, THE CIVIL DISTURBANCE UNIT, AND THE AUXILIARY UNIT, AND ON OTHER POLICE ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS WELFARE AND RECREATION. FOUR CHARTS DEPICT CASE AND PERSON DISPOSAL FOR CRIMINAL OFFENSES AND ACCORDING TO LOCAL LAWS. (MHP)
Index Term(s): British Virgin Islands; Crime Statistics; Law enforcement; Police internal organizations
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