Graduate School of Business, University of Santa Clara
In this paper we study the relationship between costs, input prices and activity levels in a sample of approximately thirty medium sized city police departments for the years 1968, 69, 71 and 73. Our interest lies in determining the functional structure of law enforcement production technology.
Heineke, John, and M. N. Darrough. "The Multi-output Translog Production Cost Function: The Case of Law Enforcement Agencies." Santa Clara Business Review 8.1 (1977): 32-48.