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TITLE:
EXPLORING INTERLOCAL COOPERATION IN PUBLIC SAFETY: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

AUTHOR(S):
Shanthi Mohankumar, Wayne State University

DOCUMENT TYPE: Article

ABSTRACT:

This bibliography summarizes fourteen studies of interlocal collaboration in fire and/or police services. It directs scholars to research materials that examine the patterns of cooperation and relative financial and other advantages (if any) of contracting out these services to other governments. It also includes studies related to the consolidation of police and fire services. Though not exhaustive, this collection of studies includes materials from different time periods and with diverse approaches.