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Title: CHIEF CONSTABLE'S REPORT - NORTHUMBRIA POLICE, 1979
Corporate Author: Northumbria Police
Chief Constable's Office
Force Headquarters
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 77
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Northumbria Police
Ponteland NE2 0B1, England
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THE 1979 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NORTHUMBRIA POLICE, GREAT BRITAIN, DESCRIBES THE INTERNAL ORGANIZATION AND ACTIVITIES OF A LOCAL CONSTABULARY, INCLUDING STATISTICS ON CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS.
Abstract: THE FIRST SECTION OF THE REPORT IS DEVOTED TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION OF THE NORTHUMBRIA POLICE, WITH SEPARATE HEADINGS FOR RESEARCH AND PLANNING, A COMPUTER PROJECT, AND THE PROGRESS OF FEMALE POLICE OFFICERS. THE SECOND CHAPTER DEALS WITH PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING. OF SPECIAL INTEREST IS THE SECTION ON CRIME, DESCRIBING SEVERAL CASES OF HOMICIDE (SOME OF THEM INVOLVING MULTIPLE SLAYINGS), ALL OF THEM SOLVED. THE OVERALL DETECTION RATE FOR CRIMES COMMITTED WITHIN THE NORTHUMBRIA POLICE JURISDICTION WAS 52.5 PER CENT, COMPARED TO 51.2 PER CENT IN 1978. SUBSEQUENT CHAPTERS DEAL WITH THE TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS (INCLUDING SUPPORT PATROLS, COMMUNICATIONS, MOUNTED AND DOG SECTIONS, SCIENTIFIC AIDS, AND MARINE SUBDIVISION); COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND COMMUNITY-POLICE RELATIONS PROGRAMS (E.G., SPECIAL LIAISON ACTIVITIES WITH LOCAL SCHOOLS AND SENIOR CITIZENS, AND PREVENTION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN CONNECTION WITH CHILD ABUSE). THE LAST THREE SECTIONS COVER ACCOMMODATION AND POLICE PERSONNEL WELFARE AND RECREATION; LICENSING; AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. STATISTICS, GRAPHS, AND TABULAR DATA ARE PROVIDED IN THE TEXT AS WELL AS IN SEPARATE APPENDIXES.
Index Term(s): Great Britain/United Kingdom; Police management; Police organizational structure; Police personnel; Police statistics
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