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Ulster County
Case 2: Night Security at the Infirmary

County Ulster County
Contact person Karen Lucas, Sr. Management Analyst, 914-340-3642
Case descriptions Case 2: Night Security at the Infirmary
Forms of restructuring privatization - contracting out to private for-profit sector
Specific services affected security services at the infirmary
Year started 1991
Partners the County; Shire Reeves, Inc.
Primary goal to eliminate scheduling issues; to save money
Barriers guards receive low pay - guards are not of highest caliber
Benefits the lack of familiarity guards have with other staff enables them to perform their duties more appropriately
Impact on budget saved money
Impact on labor reduced county payroll; reduced benefits
Key contact Wanda Proviser, Director RHCF, 914-3340-3868