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Title: POLICE CONSOLIDATION - A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Editor(s): M N EMIG; M KRAVITZ
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 64
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-023-77
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY IS DESIGNED TO GIVE POLICE MANAGEMENT INSIGHT INTO THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF VARIOUS APPROACHES TO POLICE CONSOLIDATION. IT CONTAINS 219 CITATIONS, OF WHICH 169 ARE ANNOTATED.
Abstract: ALL CITED DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN SELECTED FROM THE NCJRS DATA BASE AND INCLUDE BOOKS, JOURNAL ARTICLES, TECHNICAL REPORTS, AND RESEARCH PAPERS. DOCUMENTS ARE PRESENTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY AUTHOR IN SEVERAL CHAPTERS. THE OVERVIEW SECTION LISTS DOCUMENTS THAT PROVIDE AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ISSUES INVOLVED IN CONSOLIDATION, WHILE THE SECTION ON TOTAL CONSOLIDATION CITES PROGRAM AND EVALUATION REPORTS OF CONSOLIDATED LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES. DOCUMENTS CONCERNING FUNCTIONAL CONSOLIDATION ARE DIVIDED INTO COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION SYSTEMS (DESCRIPTIONS OF AUTOMATED DISPATCHING AND RECORD SYSTEMS); PHYSICAL FACILITIES (PLANNING FOR FACILITIES USED IN CONSOLIDATED PROGRAMS); PERSONNEL AND TRAINING (REPORTS OF TRAINING PROGRAM, CAREER DEVELOPMENT, AND RETIREMENT SYSTEMS THAT HAVE BEEN CONSOLIDATED); AND SPECIAL UNITS (REGIONAL APPROACHES TO SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS); AS WELL AS CRIME LABORATORIES. THE SECTION ON ALTERNATIVES TO CONSOLIDATION INCLUDES SELECTIONS ON CONTRACT SERVICES (CASE STUDIES, GUIDELINES, AND EVALUATIONS); MUTUAL AID (GUIDELINES, ANALYSES, AND DESCRIPTIONS OF REGIONAL MUTUAL AID ARRANGEMENTS); AND OTHER APPROACHES (FORMAL AND INFORMAL INTERAGENCY ARRANGEMENTS FOR POOLING RESOURCES). MOST PUBLICATIONS ARE FROM THE 1960'S AND 1970'S. THE APPENDIX CITES, BUT DOES NOT ANNOTATE, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORTS ON CONSOLIDATION FEASIBILITY. SUBJECT AND AUTHOR INDEXES ARE INCLUDED, AS WELL AS AVAILABILITY INFORMATION. NO PRICING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Police consolidation
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