Analysis of Police Services in East Goshen, West Goshen, and Westtown Chester County, Pennsylvania - Options for Future Operations

In 2014, the southeastern Pennsylvania communities of East Goshen, Westtown and West Goshen hired CGR to conduct a review of their law enforcement operations for their two police departments Westtown-East Goshen (WEGO) and West Goshen. The purpose was to evaluate the potential benefits of consolidating the two departments into one....

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Village of Dryden Police Services Restructuring Study

In 2013, the central New York Village of Dryden requested a review of their police department operations including identifying options for the future of the local law enforcement service. The study evaluated processes for police patrol, volume of criminal activity and financial operations of the police department. A variety of...

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Potential Impact on Emergency Services in Alabama, NY: An Evaluation of the Proposed STAMP Project

At the request of the Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC), CGR evaluated the potential impact to existing public safety services in the area of a proposed major advanced manufacturing plant in Alabama NY. The proposed STAMP (Science Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Plant) site is in a rural area of...

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Strengthening Criminal Justice System Practices in Chemung County, NY – An Update

Chemung County asked CGR to provide a follow-up to our 2006 report on ways to strengthen criminal justice practices in the county. The update was completed 15 months after release of the original report.

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An Assessment of the Chemung County, NY, Juvenile Justice System

CGR assessed Chemung County's Criminal & Juvenile Justice system practices and their impact on the jail population, and also programs and initiatives designed to reduce juvenile justice system detentions and out-of-home placements. CGR identified seven key strategies the County can use to reduce the average jail census by at...

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Strengthening Criminal Justice System Practices in Chemung County, NY

CGR assessed Chemung County's Criminal & Juvenile Justice system practices and their impact on the jail population, and also programs and initiatives designed to reduce juvenile justice system detentions and out-of-home placements. CGR identified seven key strategies the County can use to reduce the average jail census by at...

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Strengthening Alternatives to Incarceration Programs and Criminal Justice System Practices in Steuben County

In a study for Steuben County, CGR identified changes the county can implement that will reduce the jail population by an estimated 30 inmates (or more) per day, saving county taxpayers at least $876,000 annually. At the time of the study, the jail operated at or near capacity, and county...

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Reducing Juvenile Crime and Delinquency in the City of Schenectady - A Needs Assessment and Recommended Directions

CGR has recently worked with the City and County of Schenectady to thoroughly analyze and assess juvenile delinquency issues and risk factors and to help develop recommended directions to reduce juvenile crime. Prepared for the Juvenile Crime Enforcement Coalition, this study reveals substantial risk factors for and a growing incidence...

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An Assessment of the Village of Westhampton Beach Police Department: Options for the Future

CGR studied the staffing and configuration of the Westhampton Police Department and found that it had a sufficient number of police officers (in fact, it was above a recommended ratio, but residents appear willing to fund a high level of service) but that it could consider adding officers and supervisors...

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Rochester Police Department Patrol Division Reorganization: An Interim Evaluation

CGR studied the impact of the Rochester Police Department's patrol sector reorganization for the six months after it was implemented and found that response time had been cut by an average of 10 percent and $940,000 in overtime costs had been saved. The study did not determine whether officers...

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Pathways to Better Police-Community Relations in Rochester

CGR conducted a detailed analysis of police-community relations in Rochester. Among its various aspects, the study has focused on relationships of the police department with the courts and District Attorney’s office. One component of the study was an analysis of the impact of Drug Court as it relates...

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An Assessment of Alternatives for Incarceration Programs for Ontario County, NY: Impact for Future

In 2004, CGR completed an analysis for Ontario County of its alternative to incarceration programs. The evaluation focused on the extent to which the alternative programs were being used, the interrelationships of the alternative programs to each other and with the overall Criminal & Juvenile Justice system, and the...

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Reorganizing the Rochester Police Department: An Analysis of the Rochester, NY Police Department Patrol Division

Since the 1970's, the Rochester New York Police Department had been working under an organizational structure of seven patrol sections. Changing crime trends and the need to build a more responsive and effective police department prompted the department to look at reorganizing. As recommended by CGR, the department will be...

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Re-Thinking Service Delivery Strategies For PINS And JD Youth And Their Families In Monroe County - August 2003

CGR assisted Monroe County Department of Human Services, the Monroe County Office of Probation-Community Corrections, Family Court, the education system, and other Monroe County stakeholders in an eight-month process to extend its efforts to reduce out of home placements to all youth involved in the Juvenile Justice system. ...

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A Comprehensive Framework for Youth Violence Prevention: Some Promising Initiatives (City of Rochester) June 2000

CGR was hired by the City of Rochester to conduct a nationwide literature search on anti-violence programs and assist the City in selecting one that would have the greatest potential to work locally. This report contains nine models that have been tested and found effective in other communities as...

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