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dc.contributor.advisorLongoria, Thomas
dc.contributor.authorJardine, James P.
dc.date.accessioned2016-07-01T15:17:56Z
dc.date.available2016-07-01T15:17:56Z
dc.date.issued2014-05-01en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/6109
dc.descriptionAn Applied Research Project Submitted to the Department of Political Science, Texas State University, in Partial Fulfillment for the Requirements for the Degree of Masters of Public Administration, Spring 2014.en_US
dc.description.abstractPurpose: The purpose of this applied research project is to develop a practical ideal type model of cross-border police agency cooperation and to gauge Vermont-Québec police agency cooperation against this practical ideal type standard. Cross-border police agencies are faced with two main problems: 1) the existence of barriers to effective cross-border police agency cooperation and 2) how to mitigate or remove these barriers to cooperation. A review of the literature identified three main concepts that were used to develop the practical ideal type against which Vermont-Québec police agency cooperation was gauged. The three main concepts are effective command, collaboration, and communication.
Methodology: The three main concepts of practical ideal type cross-border police agency cooperation serve as the building blocks for a conceptual framework. The conceptual framework both describes the practical ideal type and provides a tool for gauging the effectiveness of Vermont-Québec police agency cooperation. The conceptual framework helped develop the three methods used in this study: the interview, field research, and document analysis.
Findings: The cross-border practices of Vermont and Québec were rated as strongly supportive, generally supportive, minimally supportive, or not supportive of practical ideal type cross-border police agency cooperation. For the concept of command, the agency practices were strongly supportive. For the concept of collaboration, the agency practices were generally supportive. For the concept of communication, the agency practices were generally supportive.
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dc.format.extent75 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectVermonten_US
dc.subjectQuebecen_US
dc.subjectPoliceen_US
dc.subjectVermont State Policeen_US
dc.subjectSurete du Quebecen_US
dc.subjectOperational integrationen_US
dc.subjectShared languageen_US
dc.subjectTechnological interoperabilityen_US
dc.titleVermont-Québec Police Agency Cooperation: A Case Studyen_US
txstate.publication.titleApplied Research Projects, Texas State Universityen_US
txstate.documenttypeResearch Reporten_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberFarmer, Jacye
dc.contributor.committeeMemberDavis, Jeff


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