Patterns of Metropolitan Policing
Ballinger Publishing Company, 1978 - Počet stran: 343
A broad overview of the organization of police services in small-sized to medium-sized metropolitan areas in the united states is presented within the framework of an industry model of service delivery. The industry approach, which views police services from the perspective of producers and consumers, is used to explore the interorganizational arrangements for the delivery of police services. The study utilized a random sample of 80 standard metropolitan statistical areas with a population of under 1.5 million. Data were collected from state sources, individual police agencies, telephone and mail contacts, and personal field contacts; however, data on the quality of police services were not available. Measures of fragmentation, multiplicity, independence, autonomy, and dominance were considered. The industry model of production relationships, illustrated by the service matrix --
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