- Promotion in a Police Organization
Write a response to the following prompt:
Describe the possible component parts of an assessment center, and the advantages of using this approach to hiring and promoting personnel.
What are some of the factors that influence whether or not one is promoted, and what are some of the problems that one faces on assuming a higher supervisory role?
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s), and properly cite any references.
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In order to successfully complete this week’s assignments, read the following chapters from the text, Police Supervision and Management in an Era of Community Policing:
Chapter One – The Dynamics of Police Organizations
Chapter Two – Roles and Responsibilities
Chapter Three – Leadership and Motivation within the Police Organization
- Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) — What is it? (This article provides basic information on COPPS.) Required Text
Peak, K., Gaines, L. & Glensor, R. (2010). Police supervision and management in an era of community policing (3rd ed.) Upper saddle, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN: 9780135154663
City of Kirkland. (2006-2010). Community oriented policing and problem solving (COPPS) — What is it? Retrieved from http://www.ci.kirkland.wa.us/depart/PD/COPPS.htm
Clock, M., Jones, J. H., & Hobbs, E. (2005, December 19).
Cantlupe, J. (2004, December 27). Funding a problem for police program: Washington shifts spending priorities. The San Diego Union Tribune. Retrieved from http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20041227/news_1m27policing.html