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Police Patrol Allocation and Deployment, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Eric J. Fritsch, John R Liederbach, Robert W. Taylor, Melinda Caeti

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 25, 2008

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For courses in Police Administration.


This is the first book to address patrol allocation and deployment in a single source–fully discussing the complexities and factors that impact decision making in this area. This text provides a historical assessment of patrol allocation and deployment and covers central issues in the day to day management of police agencies and personnel. Examining all aspects of patrol allocation and deployment, it discusses deployment through scheduling, modern tactical deployment approaches and the evolution of operational deployment strategies.

Table of Contents

Part I:  Patrol Allocation and Deployment in Context


Chapter 1

Patrol Work: The Context of Allocation and Deployment Strategies


Chapter 2

What We Know from Research on Patrol Effectiveness 


Part II: Patrol Allocation


Chapter 3

Historical Analysis of Allocation and Deployment


Chapter 4

Models for Patrol Allocation 


Part III: Patrol Deployment


Chapter 5

Deployment through Scheduling


Chapter 6

Modern Tactical Deployment Approaches


Chapter 7

The Evolution of Operational Deployment Strategies

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$27.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501798-2