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The Use of Uniformed Police Officers - VII. Funding Sources

Report of Findings [FHWA Docket No. FHWA-1999-5387]

VII. Funding Sources

(Federal Register question # 18, AASHTO question #16)

Question: What is the source of funding for the use of uniformed police officers on Federal-aid highway construction projects?

State highway construction funds were most commonly listed as the source of funds for use of uniformed police officers on Federal-aid construction projects. Of 68 responses to this question, 72 percent indicated "highway construction funds." Seven percent indicated their program was funded by "highway administration funds," and 9 percent said "law enforcement appropriation."

A significant number (12 percent) had "other" responses that could not easily be categorized. Vague responses included:


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