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Title: STUDY OF JOB PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR PEACE OFFICERS IN THE STATE OF KANSAS - POLICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): J SEITZINGER; J BURKE; T MITCHELL
Corporate Author: Public Admin Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 122
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Public Admin Service
Mclean, VA 22102
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-002-76
Publication Number: REPORT NO 77-038-147
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 REPORT REPRESENTS A SYSTEMIC JOB ANALYSIS OF THE OCCUPATION OF PEACE OFFICER WITHIN VARIOUS TYPES AND LOCATIONS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN KANSAS.
Abstract: THE AIMS OF THIS PROJECT WERE TO COMPARE JOB PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS OF PEACE OFFICERS IN FOUR DIFFERENT CATEGORIES OF KANSAS POLICE AGENCIES (CLASS I, II, AND III CITIES, AS WELL AS SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENTS), AND TO SIMILARLY COMPARE BASIC POLICE TRAINING NEEDS AS PERCEIVED BY THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATORS OF THE AGENCIES. THE REPORT CITES THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE EXISTING PEACE OFFICERS' TRAINING SYSTEM AS DETERMINED BY WRITTEN STATEMENTS FROM AND FIELD INTERVIEWS WITH THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATORS OF 45 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN KANSAS. THE RESULTS OF THIS PROJECT ALSO INCLUDE A PRELIMINARY RANK ORDERING OF TASKS PERFORMED BY PEACE OFFICERS, PROVIDING A COMPARATIVE REVIEW OF TASK PERFORMANCE FREQUENCIES ACCORDING TO CATEGORY OF AGENCY, AS WELL AS A FINAL RANK ORDERING OF TASKS PERFORMED BY PEACE OFFICERS OF THESE CATEGORIES. THIS FINAL RANKING WAS DETERMINED BY A CONSOLIDATION OF PRELIMINARY RANKINGS, FIELD OBSERVATIONS, INTERVIEWS OF BEAT OFFICERS AND THEIR SUPERVISORS, AND VIEWS OF CONSULTANTS. A SUMMARY OF OTHER SIGNIFICANT JOB AND TASK VARIABLES WHICH HAVE BEEN DEEMED IMPORTANT IN DEVELOPING BASIC POLICE TRAINING CURRICULUM IS ALSO PRESENTED.
Index Term(s): Job analysis; Kansas; Performance requirements; Police education; Police effectiveness; Police officer performance evaluations; Police training needs assessment
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