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Title: Working Relationships Between the Police and Other Agencies - A Study in the Netherlands and Great Britain
Journal: Police Studies  Volume:8  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1985)  Pages:26-50
Author(s): G Horstmann
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: A study of Groningen in the Netherlands and Exeter in England indicates that workload and community pressure are the most common motivations for police to coordinate with members of other social service agencies.
Abstract: These factors outweigh department policy, organization factors, and structural factors. In both communities, police initiate such coordination far more often than members of other social service agencies initiate coordination with the police. (Publisher abstract)
Index Term(s): Great Britain/United Kingdom; Netherlands; Police attitudes; Police policies and procedures; Police-social worker cooperation
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