I ran across Public Private Partnerships: Why Isn’t the U.S. More Experienced with Them? by Valerie Martinelli today and I started to wonder how many police agencies engage in similar relationships. Not so much general community partnerships; more of the written agreement or contractual types of agreements.
Does your agency participate in PPPs, and if so, what are the goals? Auxiliary services? Major incident mitigation? Professional services?
What kind of conditions are in place?
If your agency does not engage in these now, do you see value in the concept?
Take a minute to read her article and let me know what you think.