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Pros and Cons of Lateral Entries

By Dwayne Orrick

There are huge advantages and massive pitfalls associated with lateral transfers. They may bring valuable on-the-job police skills and abilities may not match the ethical or performance culture of the new department. That said, critical-thinking, problem solving officers are the department’s most valuable resource.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2014)
 

Manage Those Risks!

By Stephenie Slahor

Good risk managers know that "predictable is preventable," and they make policy accordingly.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2006)
 

Gender and Excessive Force Complaints

By Keith Foster

Evidence supports that women in the law enforcement field are well-suited in many instances to deal with potentially violent situations in ways their male counterparts are not.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2006)
 

Negligent Hiring... Passing Around the Bad Apple

By Sean Douris

Departments should dig deep when it comes to applications to avoid hiring or passing on a problematic or dangerous employee.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2006)
 

Proven Steps for Recruiting Women

By Jody Kasper

Agencies need to actively recruit women with a variety of techniques to increase diversity in the workplace.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2006)
 

Marketing the Employer Branding, Part 4

By Dwayne Orrick

Brand reinforcement is critical for building morale and increasing the likelihood employees will refer potential candidates to the agency.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2009)
 

The Perfect Storm

By Joseph Dulla

Law enforcement is facing a crisis. In addition to tighter budgets, more restrictive legislation, changing demographics, and increased demand for services, law enforcement now faces a serious shortage of workers. How the law enforcement profession handles its current crisis will have an effect on the quality of law enforcement for generations to come. The purpose of this article is to describe briefly the scope of the problem, how generational changes have affected the workplace, and how law enforcement agencies can better retain their officers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2009)
 

Hiring for a Good Fit

By Dwayne Orrick

To improve the recruitment/selection process and reduce turnover, departments must strive to identify candidates who can perform the job, but also who "fit" with the agency.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2009)
 

Recruiting Female Candidates

By Dwayne Orrick

Women continue to be the most under-represented category of employees in law enforcement, even though they provide the most plentiful source of potential candidates.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2009)
 

Retaining Police Talent

By Dwayne Orrick

To develop a high retention environment, leaders must provide an environment that is focused on addressing officers' individual needs while at the same time accomplishing the organizational goals.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2009)
 
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