Police evaluations

Police evaluation is a sticky topic as it can be incredibly difficult to measure success for line officers and for the entirety of the police organization. I’m a little bit radical in my approach to evaluation as I believe there should be some element of self goal setting for individual employees. Managers need to assist employees in setting goals that will meet overall organizational objectives. (more…)

Police misconduct and approaches to remedy

This paper was written as part of a police administration course and analyses the different approaches that can be taken toward citizen complaint and police accountability to the communities they serve. I should note that despite the comments of the police chief in the essay, the overwhelming majority of police chiefs are fantastic individuals who are driven to protect and serve their communities ethically. (more…)