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Critical Task List
Explain the different organizations that make up a police department
Define the various components of a police department and describe the organizational structure.
Explain how a police agency is formed.
Develop a Mission Statement for a police department
Define the description of services that are needed within a police department
Establish the different sections that will be needed to be a comprehensive law enforcement agency.
Develop a strategic plan for each division or group within a police department to include the sub-divisions--the strategic plan should include the performance objectives of each division and sub-division and each of their components
Define what positions are required for a police department
Describe where each position will report to internal and external to the police department
Develop an organizational chart for a police department
Explain within the organizational chart where each division and sub-division will be located inside a police department
Develop a chain of command system within the organizational chart of a police department
Determine the number of sworn and non-sworn personal needed for a police department and identify the minimum standards for each position within a police department and then identify the salaries and associated benefits for each position.
Develop a procedure and policy manual for all policies by identifying the different types of procedures and standard operating procedures needed to include the various policies needed for each separate division or section.
Develop a budget for a police department and define what items will be purchased in the first year
Describe in detail which division will be responsible for the budget and process.