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NCJ Number: 120342 Find in a Library
Title: Personnel Requirements and Recruiting: Outlook for the 1990's
Author(s): M Murck; B Melzer-Lena; R Vollmer; W Heinrichs; G Berndt; W Kokoska; B C W Klinzing; H Holling; H Trum; H Olszewski
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 4
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Type: Issue Overview
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Language: English
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Annotation: These 10 articles discuss how police forces in the Federal Republic of Germany can recruit qualified personnel in the competitive labor market of the 1990's, and how law enforcement officials can raise the qualifications of current employees and motivate them to maintain high-quality service.
Abstract: Because of declining birthrates, the number of young West Germans entering the work force will decrease dramatically in the coming decade. The lack of young recruits will have a particularly great impact on the police force, which is losing experienced personnel to other career options and which must meet expanded demands on reduced budgets. Issues that must be considered include quality versus quantity in personnel decisions, the lessons to be learned from the personnel marketing and training practices of large private companies, personnel development as part of police management, the use of the assessment center, the relationships between employees and supervisors, and the future of female police officers.
Main Term(s): Foreign police; Police personnel selection
Index Term(s): Germany; Personnel retention; Police recruits
Note: NIJ/NCJRS International Summary of Personalbeschaffung und Personalentwicklung: Die Herausforderung der 90er Jahre, No. 1-20342, 1989, Schriftenreihe der Polizei-Fuhrungsakademie.
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