SLP Research

Human Resources Issues

Includes all papers with implications for management of human resources. This section includes subsections on collective bargaining and unions; diversity; organization policy and management; recruitment and retention; and wellness, fitness and stress management.

Collective Bargaining and Unions

Carpenter, Richard D. (August 1996, SLP-4). Unionism in Law Enforcement.
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Diltz, F. J. Jr., CJM. (August 2000, SLP-7). Collective Bargaining: Why Florida’s Corrections Administrators Must Accept it as the Future of Labor Relations.
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Sirolli, Carmen J. Sr. (February 2008, SLP-12). Bargaining Units Vs. Management: Are Police Unions Necessary?
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Diversity

Cochran, Michael E. (January 1995, SLP-3). Working Together: The Evolving Issues between Minorities and Law Enforcement.
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Cornish, Alma R. (December 1993, SLP-2). The Impact of the "Glass Ceiling" on Women Employed in Florida Jails.
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Davis, Leonard A. (December 1993, SLP-2). The Future of Minority Law Enforcement Executives in the State of Florida.
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Hladki, Carol J. (January 1998, SLP-5). Florida’s Female Commanders: Mapping Their Road to Success.
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Horne, Polly W. (January 1995, SLP-3). A Comparison of the Attitudes of Male Police Officers toward Female Police Officers from 1976 to 1994.
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Meade, James Brett (June 2010, FSP-1). Muti-Generational Perspectives in Criminal Justice
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Mills, Linda A. (August 1996, SLP-4). Women in Management: Beyond the Year 2000.
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Robinson, George V. (December 1993, SLP-2). Sexual Harassment in Florida Law Enforcement: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?
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Stewart, Jerry D. (April 1999, SLP-6). A Study of Implicit Racial Attitudes By Police and Corrections Compared to A Non-Criminal Justice Sample.
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Organization Policy and Management

Ashley, Timothy J. (February 2008, SLP-12). Assessment Center Processes: Do they Yield the Best Leader for the Right Position?
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Diecidue, Daron D. (January 1993, SLP-1). Development of Pre-Employment Psychological "Screening-In" Testing for Police Dispatchers.
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Hall, Thomas F. (April 1999, SLP-6). Managing Florida's Jails in a Highly Competitive Marketplace.
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Harrell, Sharon M. (August 2000, SLP-7). Participative Management in Law Enforcement Agencies in Florida.
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Howell, Charles H. "Chuck". (January 1995, SLP-3). Use of Performance Measurement and Performance-based Budgeting Concepts by Florida Sheriffs.
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Kinzler, George G. II. (August 1996, SLP-4). Making Performance Evaluations Effective in Florida Criminal Justice Agencies.
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McDaniel Bill C. (August 1996, SLP-4). Minimum Mandatory Training and Certification for Florida Public Safety Telecommunicators.
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Miller, Robert L. (January 1998, SLP-5). The Use of Assessment Centers for Law Enforcement Selection and Promotion.
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Murray, David R. (January 1998, SLP-5). Law Enforcement Performance Evaluations: Performance Contracting to Achieve Agency Goals.
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Peacock, J.D. II (February 2008, SLP-12). Human Resource Allocation in Florida Law Enforcement Agencies
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Robinson, George V. (December 1993, SLP-2). Sexual Harassment in Florida Law Enforcement: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?
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Sauls, Mark E. (June 2010, FSP-1). Allocation of State Law Enforcement Resources
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Serafin, Edward J. (August 2000, SLP-7). Civilians in Traditional Law Enforcement Roles.
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Small, George L. (August 2000, SLP-7). Random Drug Testing for Public Safety Communication Operators: Necessary Precaution or Paranoia?
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Smutz, Daniel (October 2006, SLP-11). Supervisory Promotional Process: The written Test's Effectiveness in Identifying Supervisory Skills
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Stephens, J. Elwood. (January 1998, SLP-5). Management of Volunteer and Auxiliary Programs in State Law Enforcement Agencies.
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Sumpter, Ken (June 2010, FSP-1). Managing Department Secondary Employment
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Tripp, David E. (October 2006, SLP-11). Portable Pensions: Retention Impacts on Florida's State Law Enforcement Officers
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Tyre, Mitchell L. (January 1993, SLP-1). Development of a Values Based Performance Appraisal and Evaluation System.
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Whitehurst, Gloria B. (June 2010, FSP-1). Social Networking Hazards for Law Enforcement: Should Your personal Blogs be Used as Ammunition?
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Winegarden, Bruce T. (January 1993, SLP-1). Literacy Standards for the Entry Level Criminal Justice Practitioner.
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Recruitment and Retention

Aviles, Mark (May 2009, SLP-13). Law Enforcement Mentoring Programs: Benefits and Effectiveness
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Barger, Curtis F. (May 2009, SLP-13). Generation Y: Criminal Justice Recruiting Strategies
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Brand, David. (January 1998, SLP-5). The Future of Law Enforcement Recruiting: The Impact of Generation-X.
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Colbert, Robert S. (February 2008, SLP-12). Pre-Employment Agreements: Assessing their Effectiveness at Safeguarding Agency Investments in Staffing
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Cyrian, Lynn (May 2009, SLP-13). Retention: Addressing a Growing problem
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Daniel, Christopher L. (August 2000, SLP-7). Pay for Performance Programs: Developing effective strategies.
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Daugherty, Jack (October 2006, SLP-11). Employee Turnover: Using Life Experiences as a Model to Recruit for Retention[abstract] [full text]

Hager, Brian. (February 2008, SLP-12). New Recruits: What Factors Decide their Choice of an Employing Agency?
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Harris, John J. (December 1993, SLP-2). Picking and Keeping Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers in Florida.
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Hubbard, Dave. (February 2008, SLP-12). Officer Retention in Small Police Departments: Identifying Issues While offering Solutions
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Johnson, Jon R. (August 2000, SLP-7). Retention Issues for Smaller Police Organizations: Concerns, Strategies and Opportunites for the Future.
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Jowell, Sean D.(February 2008, SLP-12). Marketing the New Law Enforcement Organization
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La Mont, George (June 2010, FSP-1). Planning for the Next Generation of Leadership for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Division of Law Enforcement
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McAllister, Thomas (May 2005, SLP-10). The REntention of Correctional Personnel: A Problem for Today
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McCurdy, Kathryn (October 2006, SLP-11). ARe Explorer Programs Effective Recruiting Tools for Law Enforcement Agencies?[abstract] [full text]

Merchant, Robert C. Jr. (August 1996, SLP-4). The Role of Career Development in Improving Organizational Effectiveness and Employee Development.
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Monroe, Vance Jr. (June 2010, FSP-1). Follow Me Leadding the Great Divide
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Pridgen, F. David. (August 2000, SLP-7). Conservation Officers: An Examination of Traits and Values Typical of Role Model Officers.
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Rausa, Kathy (June 2010, FSP-1). Developing Leaders from Future Generations
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Rivenbark, Marcus (October 2006, SLP-11). Law Enforcement Communication Center Turnover
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Sanders, Terry A. (April 1999, SLP-6). Generation X: Workplace Issues with Today's Emerging Workforce.
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Sloan, Richard H. (January 1995, SLP-3). Development of a Competitive Compensation Plan.
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Smith, Brian G. (June 2010, FSP-1). Selection and Preparation of the Line Supervisor
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Wirthman, Joseph W. (April 1999, SLP-6). School to Work: A Recruitment Model for the 21st Century.
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Wellness, Fitness, and Stress Management

Allen, Micheal (May 2005, SLP-10). An Analysis of the Need for Annual Physical Fitness Testing
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Angiuli, Biagio. (February 2008, SLP-12). There is a Need for Fitness Standards and Testing for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Law Enforcement: Are We Ready?
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Brown, William C. (December 1993, SLP-2). Managerial Perspectives in the Development of a Physical Fitness Program.
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Cipriano Richard. (December 1993, SLP-2). Executives Can Take Action to Reduce the Number of Officers Murdered in the Line of Duty.
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Jones, Vann M. (April 1999, SLP-6). Stress that Accompanies Shiftwork.
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Moore, Cinda (June 2010, FSP-1). Are Wellness Programs an Answer to Lower Health Insurance Rates?
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Orpinuk, Kerry L. (October 2006, SLP-11). Proactive Crisis Intervention for Law Enforcement Officers
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Quinones, Sonia (May 2009, SLP-13). Physical Fitness and Wellness at the Hallandale Beach Police Department
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Sobolewski, Emily R. (January 1995, SLP-3). Wellness: Shifting to Positive Incentives for Public Safety Workers to Promote Healthful Living.
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Spiller, Ron (May 2005, SLP-10). Wellness, Fitness and Stress management: Responding to the "Heart and Lung Bill"
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Tegge, Mathew A. (May 2005, SLP-10). Agency Liability Factors Related to the 12-Hour Shift
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Wofford, William Alex "Al". (August 2000, SLP-7). Public Perception of Physical Ability as an Important Characteristic of Law Enforcement Officers.
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