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NCJ Number: 78790 Find in a Library
Title: Alabama Department of Public Safety - Annual Report, 45th, October 1, 1979-September 30, 1980
Corporate Author: Alabama Dept of Public Safety
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: Alabama Dept of Public Safety
Montgomery, AL 36102
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Alabama Dept of Public Safety
P.O. Box 1511
Montgomery, AL 36102
United States of America

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 States of America
Annotation: The 1979-80 annual report for the Alabama Department of Public Safety presents data and descriptions of the activities of its various departments for the year.
Abstract: The highway patrol division has a total of 395 officers assigned to patrol duty. It provides 24-hour-per-day, 7-day-per-week coverage of 69,557 paved roadway miles, on which an accident occurred every 2.7 miles. The highway patrol arrested 145,292 motorists for speeding, an offense that accounts for approximately 18.9 percent of all known contributing causes of accidents. The report describes the accomplishments of the highway patrol division, including its truck accident prevention program; the Alabama Bureau of Investigation's activities, such as major crimes investigated and narcotics arrests; and the responsibilities of various other divisions, including the driver license division, service division, administrative division. Tables supplement the text.
Index Term(s): Alabama; Highway patrol; Public safety consolidation; State police; Traffic law enforcement
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