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Title Police recruitment and retention for the new millennium : the state of knowledge / Jeremy M. Wilson.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The supply of and demand for qualified police officers are changing in a time of increasing attrition, expanding law-enforcement responsibilities, and decreasing resources. These contribute to the difficulties that many agencies report in creating a workforce that represents community demographics, is committed to providing its employees the opportunity for long-term police careers, and effectively implements community policing. This book summarizes lessons on recruiting and retaining effective workforces.
Funding This project was supported by Cooperative Agreement 2007CKWXK005 awarded by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice.
Contents Introduction -- The Dynamic Police Staffing Challenge: The Bucket Metaphor -- Retention: Plugging the Hole in the Bucket -- Recruitment: Filling the Bucket -- The Most-Promising Practices for Maintaining Police Workforce Levels.
Note Print version record.
Subject Police -- Recruiting -- United States.
Police -- United States -- Personnel management.
Employee retention -- United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement.
LAW -- Criminal Law -- General.
Employee retention. (OCoLC)fst00909053
Police -- Personnel management. (OCoLC)fst01068485
Police -- Recruiting. (OCoLC)fst01068501
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Wilson, Jeremy M., 1974-
Other Form: Print version: Police recruitment and retention for the new millennium. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2010 9780833050175 (DLC) 2010027437 (OCoLC)645889678
ISBN 9780833050502 (electronic bk.)
0833050508 (electronic bk.)
9780833050175 (paperback;) (alk. paper)
0833050176 (paperback;) (alk. paper)
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