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NCJ Number: 68320 Find in a Library
Title: OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT STUDY - MANPOWER, PAY AND EQUIPMENT EVALUATION - LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION POLICE TECHNICAL REPORT
Author(s): E BECKMAN
Corporate Author: Public Admin Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Public Admin Service
Mclean, VA 22102
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-002-76
Publication Number: 76-010-038
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: THIS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT PREPARED FOR THE YORK, NEBR., POLICE DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS A NUMBER OF SHIFT AND ASSIGNMENT CHANGES TO HELP A SMALL POLICE FORCE MEET A VARIETY OF SPECIALIZED NEEDS.
Abstract: THE YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS 11 SWORN OFFICERS AND 6 CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES TO SERVE A TOWN OF 8,000. THIS EVALUATION RECOMMENDS A MORE FORMAL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE, ELIMINATION OF THE SPLIT SHIFT TO STRENGTHEN THE BASIC SHIFT, AND SUGGESTS VARIOUS ROTATIONS OF DUTIES TO HELP MEET THE NEEDS FOR A JUVENILE OFFICER AND AN INVESTIGATOR WHILE STILL MAINTAINING SUFFICIENT MANPOWER ON PATROL. IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED THAT THE DEPARTMENT BUY ONE MORE CAR TO HAVE SOME RESERVE IN CASE OF BREAKDOWN. LIAISON WITH OTHER COMMUNITY AGENCIES AND WITH THE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT THE SALARY LEVEL SHOULD RAISED. THE APPENDIXES SHOW A CHART FOR THE PROPOSED REORGANIZATION AND PROPOSED SHIFT ROTATIONS.
Index Term(s): Management; Nebraska
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