Bachelor of Arts
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The purpose of this project is for the author to design a time study method to be used in the patrol division of the Apple Valley Police Department. The author has chosen Option 1 for this project. Recent population growth has caused the Police Department to lag behind in hiring. Traditionally, staffing needs have been based on a ratio of having 1 officer per 1,000 residents. This ratio however has never been an accepted standard. The ratio is simply an average which can be used as a guideline for making staffing decisions. Many individual policing factors exist in every community. The Apple Valley Police Department wishes to be in a position where workload determines staffing needs.
Recommended CitationBermel, J. (1994). Apple Valley Police Department: Patrol Division Shift Activity Study (Thesis, Concordia University, St. Paul). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.csp.edu/legacy-capstones_csal/156
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