Centralized Justice in Middletown USA : A Study of Administrator's Experiences and Staff Member's Attitudes Who Work Within a Contemporary Justice Center




Darnall, Jerry W.

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title



The purpose of this research project is twofold. First, the research will explore the experiences of administrators who oversee the daily operations that are conducted within the Delaware County, Indiana contemporary justice center. Secondly, the attitudes of the staff who work within a contemporary justice center will be examined. The results of the research will be evaluated to provide a better understanding about administrative experiences and staff attitudes within an operating justice center. This chapter introduces the research purpose, the methodologies, the findings, and the conclusion. It also provides a summary of the chapters included in this report.


An Applied Research Project Submitted to the Department of Political Science, Southwest Texas State University, in Partial Fulfillment for the Requirements for the Degree of Masters of Public Administration, Spring 1996.


justice center, court, Jail, EMS, emergency dispatch, police, judge, sheriff, jury, trial, arrest, Daily, Richard, Emergency Medical Systems, blunder, local authority, Indiana, Muncie, Delaware County, Sheridan, George, Bonham, Ron, fraud, contractor, architect, engineer, build, construction, council, community, commissioner, youth, Yorktown, Sheridan, Tom, lawyer, attorney, counsel, sentence, transport, civil, convict, facility maintenance, criminal jury, voter, guard, prison, Huxold, Todd, Darnall, Gerald, probation clerk, Public Administration


Darnell, J. W. (1996). Centralized justice in Middletown USA: A study of administrator's experiences and staff member's attitudes who work within a contemporary justice center. Masters of Public Administration, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.


Rights Holder

Rights License

Rights URI