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NCJ Number: 42447 Find in a Library
Title: SPRINGFIELD (MO) - POLICE DEPARTMENT - A JOB SATISFACTION EVALUATION - POLICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): R H PARKS
Corporate Author: Public Admin Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 49
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Public Admin Service
Mclean, VA 22102
Contract Number: J-LEAA-002-76
Publication Number: REPORT NO 77-019-128
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS JOB SATISFACTION STUDY, DATED MAY 1977, WAS PERFORMED FOR THE SPRINGFIELD (MO) POLICE DEPARTMENT, WHOSE 202 PERSONNEL (177 SWORN) SERVE 143,000 PERSONS LIVING IN AN AREA OF 63.2 SQUARE MILES.
Abstract: THIS GENERAL ATTITUDE SURVEY OF POLICE PERSONNEL WAS CONDUCTED TO EVALUATE JOB SATISFACTION IN ORDER TO ENABLE POLICE MANAGEMENT TO INCREASE MANPOWER UTILIZATION AND POLICE PRODUCTIVITY. ONE GENERAL RECOMMENDATION WAS MADE, SUGGESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHOULD SEEK THE AID OF A MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT TO REVIEW SELECTED PROBLEM AREAS IN DEPTH AND MAKE APPROPRIATE CHANGES TO EFFECT MORE POSITIVE ATTITUDES. AMONG SPECIFIC SUGGESTIONS WAS A RECOMMENDATION FOR FINDING WAYS OF INTEGRATING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE VARIOUS UNITS TO PROVIDE COMMUNICATIONS AMONG ALL UNITS WITHIN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Missouri; Police attitudes; Police personnel; Productivity; Technical assistance reports; Work attitudes
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