Police Staffing

Police Workforce Structures: Cohorts, the Economy, and Organizational Performance. Police Quarterly, Vol. 15 (3): 283-307, 2012.

Research has long focused on the size of police agencies, giving little attention to the composition of the workforce itself. Using data from a national survey, we examine personnel cohorts (i.e., distribution of junior, midlevel, and senior sworn staff) as an element of workforce structure in the largest, U.S. municipal police organizations. Read More

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