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Urban police patrol analysis [by] Richard. C. Larson.


Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1972] .
ISBN 0262120526, 9780262120524

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Subjects Analisis de sistemas -- Transito urbano.
Patrouille policière -- Modèles mathématiques.
Patrouille policière.
Police patrol -- Mathematical models.
Police patrol.
Tránsito local -- Planificación.
Description xi, 289. illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-284).
Summary This book analyzes the development and interpretation of mathematical models for patrol operations, resource allocation, and related functions of the police emergency response system. This analysis addresses itself to both administrators and quantitative analysis, and attempts to prove the efficacy of applying quantitative and probabilistic analysis to certain areas of police planning and management. The major topics discussed are patrol operations and allocation, travel time models, preventive patrol models, automatic car locator systems, and intersector cooperation and repositioning.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- 1. System description, objectives, and performance criteria -- 2. Police patrol operations in a hypothetical city -- 3. Travel time models -- 4. Models of preventive patrol -- 5. Patrol allocation algorithm -- 6. The simulation model -- 7. Evaluating technological innovations : automatic car locator systems -- 8. Intersector cooperation and repositioning -- Annotated bibliography -- Index.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)257482
(OCoLC)ocm00257482
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Larson, Richard C., 1943-
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