How investing in soft skills training reduces liability in your police department

Retention and Recruiting

How investing in soft skills training reduces liability in your police department

The police department is one of the most important institutions in any society. The police are primarily responsible for maintaining public safety by enforcing laws, protecting lives and property, and providing emergency assistance when needed. However, in recent years, the police have faced increased criticism for their handling of various situations. One of the primary ...

Retention and Recruiting

The Cost of High Turnover Rates: Understanding the Consequences for Police Departments

High turnover rates have been a challenge for police departments across the United States, with consequences that can have negative impacts on departments and communities alike. The physical, emotional, and financial costs associated with high levels of turnover can hamper the ability of departments to function effectively and can lead to a number of negative ...

Retention and Recruiting

Beyond the Badge: Enhancing the Public Perception of Law Enforcement to Improve Retention

As a society, we depend on our law enforcement agencies to protect us and ensure that our communities are safe. However, in recent years, the public perception of law enforcement has deteriorated significantly, making it harder for law enforcement officials to recruit and retain the best talent. Fortunately, there are several steps that can be ...

Retention and Recruiting

5 Tips For Retaining Your Staff During Difficult Times

Whether you’re a front-line employee, team leader, manager, or chief, your team is one of the most valuable assets your organization has. Without dedicated employees, you wouldn’t be able to complete necessary projects, connect with your constituents, increase trust in the community, or build your brand presence. Unfortunately, too many leaders focus on trivial issues ...

Retention and Recruiting

Statistics in Recruiting & Retention Problems

Key statistics highlighting retention problems Source: Gallup State of the Global Workplace: 2021 Report KEY FINDINGS FROM PERF SURVEY OF AGENCIES 2020-2021 Percent change between time periods by agency size: Agency Size Hiring Rate Change Resignation Rate Change Retirement Rate Change 0-49 3% (10.09 to 10.42) 11% (5.15 to 5.70) 49% (2.48 to 3.69) 50-249 ...

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