Recruitment, Selection & Retention of Law Enforcement Officers
by: Patrick Oliver
Softcover, 6 x 9, 288 pages
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A Law Enforcement Agency's Most Valuable Asset is its Officers!
In Today�s Competitive Hiring Atmosphere, Make Sure That You�re Attracting, Securing � And Keeping � The Best!
Inside this richly insightful guide, Patrick Oliver Ph.D., four-time Chief of Police, and former Commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), shares his extensive expertise on attracting, evaluating, hiring and retaining the kinds of officers that make agencies great and communities strong.
Inside you will find:
� Details on the 12 key personality traits of successful officers
� Tips for attracting solid, qualified candidates to your position opening announcements
� Insights into an effective selection process
� Guidance on crafting thorough personal history questionnaires and conducting thorough background checks
� Best practices for testing candidates, including written tests and oral interviews
� Advice and strategies for creating and maintaining a culturally diverse workforce
� Discussion of health exams & the ADA
� Recommendations for establishing and managing effective mentoring programs
� Exploration of a variety of fitness-for-duty issues that can impact your hiring decisions
� Information on how you can best ensure that you will retain your officers and protect your professional investment in them.
If you�re in a position to directly make or in any way influence hiring decisions, this book is an absolute must!
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