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NCJ Number: 92148 Find in a Library
Title: Enhancing Police Operational and Organizational Strategy Executive Summary
Corporate Author: Colorado Springs Police Dept
Operations Resource Unit
United States of America
Project Director: J W Ross
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 46
Sponsoring Agency: Colorado Springs Police Dept
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This executive summary of a broad-scale self-evaluation of the operations of the Colorado Springs Police Department (Colorado), carried on in two phases, reviews the processes of implementing recommendations of study phase 1, which focused on patrol, and summarizes the second phase of evaluation and its concluding recommendations concerning all other aspects of police activities.
Abstract: The evaluation examined police case investigation reporting, and disposition practices; undercover investigation, airport security, traffic operations, tactical operations, training programs, career development, operations of the marshal's office, and organizational analysis. Among the major findings are that management capabilities and approaches need to be improved; that the department needs to commit itself to sustaining recommendations implemented in service delivery; and that the department needs to be reorganized to improve the budget and position span of control, management planning and control processes, and lines of authority. Charts and tables are provided. For the full report, see NCJ 92149.
Index Term(s): Colorado; Police effectiveness; Police management; Police manpower deployment; Police reform; Police resource allocation; Program evaluation
Note: Colorado Springs Police Study Project
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