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Title: URBAN LEAGUE - MINORITY RECRUITMENT PROGRAM - EVALUATION REPORT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Jacksonville Office of Criminal Justice Planning
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 150
Sponsoring Agency: Jacksonville Office of Criminal Justice Planning
Jacksonville, FL 32202
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-NI-99-0097
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EVALUATION REPORT ON A PROJECT TO INCREASE MINORITY ENROLLMENT IN THE JACKSONVILLE (FL) SHERIFF'S OFFICE FROM EIGHT PERCENT TO A FIGURE MORE COMPATIBLE WITH JACKSONVILLE'S 23 PERCENT MINORITY POPULATION.
Abstract: THE PROJECT DID ATTRACT 746 MINORITY APPLICANTS INTO THE FIRST STAGE OF THE PROCESS. OF THESE, 123 ACTUALLY PASSED THE POLICE CIVIL SERVICE TEST, AND OF THESE, 38 WERE HIRED AS POLICE OR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS. APPLICANT TESTS WERE REVISED BY THE DEPARTMENT, AND AN ORDERED HIRING POLICY FOR QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WAS DEVISED. THIS INCLUDED HIRING QUALIFIED APPLICANTS IN GROUPS OF FOUR ONE WHITE MALE, ONE WHITE FEMALE, ONE BLACK MALE, ONE BLACK FEMALE. THE EVALUATION CRITICIZED THE PROTECT'S RECORDKEEPING PROCEDURES IN PARTICULAR.
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Equal opportunity employment; Florida; Minority employment; Personnel selection; Police personnel selection; Program evaluation; Recruitment; Sheriffs
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