Recruiting and retaining America's finest evidence-based lessons for police workforce planning

Personnel management is a critical but oft neglected function of police organizations. While much attention is given to recruiting and retention, these are only tools for accomplishing a larger goal: achieving and maintaining the profile of officers by experience and rank that satisfies agency needs...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wilson, Jeremy M.
Other Authors: Rostker, Bernard, Fan, Cha-Chi
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND 2010, 2010
Series:Rand Corporation monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-113)
  • Introduction
  • The personnel situation
  • Factors affecting the supply of police recruits
  • Career management
  • Evidence-based lessons for personnel planning
  • Appendix A: Police recruitment and retention survey procedures
  • Appendix B: Survey instrument