We help transform + rebuild police departments. What is your priority?

Members of our team have planned and directed some of the most complex law enforcement initiatives federal, state and local policing organizations have undertaken over the past 30 years. With a focus on community policing strategies, our police assessment training services can help you ensure your law enforcement agency’s operations are of the highest integrity by adopting best-practice-based strategies in policing. We do so by providing support in the following areas.

Police Department or Operational Unit Assessments

  • Analysis of strengths and weaknesses and strategic opportunities to improve performance
  • Comprehensive law enforcement consulting evaluations of police departments that span key investigative, operational, administrative, technical and organizational policies, practices and performance
  • Assess key factors such as: mission and purpose; command and control effectiveness; organizational structure, staffing; HR processes; community-oriented policing; use of force; constitutional policing

Police Department or Operational Unit Assessments

  • Analysis of strengths and weaknesses and strategic opportunities to improve performance
  • Scoped narrowly around critical areas such as Internal Affairs or areas of special oversight, training and monitoring requirements such as the narcotics division or patrol units dedicated to high-crime neighborhoods
  • Other topics could include diversity in hiring and promotion; alternative service delivery approaches; use of technology and communications systems; and ethics, integrity and public trust

Police Department Staffing Study + Analysis

  • Examination of data about citizen-initiated calls for service, department-initiated activities and administrative activities
  • Evaluation of geographic and time allocation as well as work schedules to test how they affect police staffing
  • Includes staff interviews, focus groups, and ride-alongs
  • Emphasis placed on staffing performance objectives to reflect community expectations about discretionary time and permit the agency to meet its goals in proactive patrol and investigative strategies