This articles discusses results of a study that explored cross-jurisdictional sharing among police services. It addresses issues that may be faced by organizations when they merge into a single unit or when they share services across multiple units. It also presents information from four case studies of forces that engaged in cross-jurisdictional sharing. While not addressing public health, other government agencies share similar struggles when sharing services cross-jurisdictionally. This study may provide a different perspective on those issues.
Available online: http://icma.org/en/press/pm_magazine/article/106144