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Title: MULTNOMAH COUNTY (OR) - PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION DEVELOPMENT OF AN OFFICER JOB SATISFACTION QUESTIONNAIRE - POLICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): M W O'NEIL
Corporate Author: Public Admin Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: Public Admin Service
Mclean, VA 22102
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-002-76
Publication Number: REPORT NO 75-073-018
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A REPORT ON THE INSTRUMENT DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION REVIEW ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN FOR THE MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE OF PORTLAND (OR), WHICH SERVES A 423 SQUARE - MILE AREA AND A POPULATION OF 557,000.
Abstract: THE REPORT IS DATED DECEMBER 15, 1974. ALTHOUGH THE CONSULTANT WAS ORIGINALLY CONTRACTED TO DEVELOP A JOB SATISFACTION INVENTORY TO AID LOCAL ASSESSMENT OF THE MULTNOMAH COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD TEAM POLICING (NTP) PROJECT, IT WAS DETERMINED THAT SEVERAL RELATED EVALUATION TASKS SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE CONSULTANT. THESE WERE: (1) TO EXAMINE THE ATTITUDE QUESTIONNAIRE PREPARED BY THE URBAN INSTITUTE FOR ADMINISTRATION TO PATROL OFFICERS TO DETERMINE IF USE OF THIS INSTRUMENT WOULD BENEFIT THE AGENCY; (2) TO PREPARE A SHORT AND DIRECT INSTRUMENT FOR GAUGING POLICE JOB SATISFACTION THAT WOULD NOT DUPLICATE THE EFFORTS OF THE URBAN INSTITUTE; (3) TO CO-ORDINATE AND ASSIST THE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT TEAM IN PREPARATION OF A FORM AND FORMAT FOR THE SUBMISSION OF PERIODIC REPORTS; (4) TO DETERMINE REPORT REQUIREMENTS BY PARTICIPATING IN CONSULTATIONS BETWEEN THE NTP COORDINATOR AND PROCESS EVALUATION CONSULTANTS; AND (5) TO REVIEW THE AGENCY'S PLAN FOR EVALUATION OF NTP THROUGH OUTPUT MEASURES AND TO MAKE SUGGESTIONS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THIS SECONDARY PHASE OF EVALUATION. A DESCRIPTION OF THE ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN IN ACCOMPLISHING EACH OF THESE TASKS IS PROVIDED. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE LISTED. APPENDED ARE TWO ATTITUDE INVENTORIES DEVELOPED BY THE CONSULTANTS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Evaluation measures; Oregon; Police attitudes; Program evaluation; Questionnaires; Sheriffs; Surveys; Team policing; Technical assistance reports; Work attitudes
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