Police Recruitment And Placement Community Collaboration Model

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community as a whole (p. 314). Numerous recruiting models have been developed for U.S. police agencies; however, one particular recruiting model that centers on minority recruitment is called the Police Recruitment and Placement-Community Collaboration Model (Tangel, 2015). The Police Recruitment and Placement-Community Collaboration Model were developed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and the Hartford, Connecticut, Police Department (HPD) and it is funded through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (Tangel, 2015). The primary focus of the model is to “Position police executives and their local governments to diversify their police agencies. The Model focuses on mobilizing the community in an effort to increase the number of minorities who both apply and are selected for police positions” (p. 1). The aforementioned model could be utilized in any law enforcement agency to promote diversification. The model is broken down in three core phases and they are as follows: (1) building block activities; (2) stakeholder action planning; and (3) strategy implementation, monitoring, and evaluation (Tangel, 2015). The following diagram (Figure 6), illustrates the configurations of the Police Recruitment and Placement-Community Collaboration Model: Phase 1: Building Block Activities
The initial stage of building and implementing a diversification strategy is to identify/analyze the problem by partnering up with the…

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