Policing Levels, Roles, and Functions

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Phase 2 – Task 1: Policing Levels, Roles, and Functions
1/15/14

As a Police Chief and seeing and experiencing a high degree of turnover in the department heads, and having to do a budget for the new fiscal year. This could be a trying time. Now the Mayor wants to hold a workshop with all the department heads and this is going to be tricky in getting everything done. The information that I will need to put together are:

Budget
Training
Manpower
in addition, reports on crime and critical issues facing the city. Let us talk about the budget first! Here are the steps that I need to take: •I need to come up with a reasonable objective to the new fiscal year. As the Chief, I should have a preliminary figure and it should be realistic. I know that I can tweak it throughout the year. •I also know to consult other members of the department. For the reason that they know more about the day – to – day operation. •"Analyze inflow. Realistic expectations of income require analysis of the preceding budgets. Before inputting preliminary numbers, compare month – to – month, quarter – to – quarter, and year – to – year figures from the previous year."(n.d., Withrow)

Analyze outflow. Determine the unexpected expenses that might have an important factor on the budget. For instance, anyone retiring, any layoffs, possible hiring, training and any cost training and equipment for new employees. In addition, is any office equipment in need of updating? •Now to prepare the budget. Before I do the final draft, I should consult with other department managers. For the reason it could have an impact on the budget. Budgets need to be adjusting in order to have everything you need to run an operation. Now let us talk about training. As more and more higher-level officers are approaching retirement age and are retiring early, this is a problem for many police departments. Some will ignore the problem or would not think there is...
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