Best Practices Guide: Recruitment, Retention, and Turnover in Law Enforcement
Employers nationwide, including campus public safety and police departments, report having difficulty attracting and retaining sufficient numbers of employees. There are a number of factors both inside and outside the organization contributing to this condition. The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the issues that impact an agency’s ability to recruit sufficient numbers of qualified persons who are a ‘good fit’ within a police agency and the processes to attract successfully these individuals. In addition, factors contributing to increased levels of employee attrition and processes for developing a high retention environment will be identified.