Learning Objectives

1. Explain the importance of recruiting and selecting officers in a dynamic cultural context

2. Discuss some of the laws and regulations that affect the recruitment and hiring processes of police organizations

3. Evaluate strategies police organizations use to recruit qualified and diverse entry-level applicants

4. Describe the five areas police organizations test to screen applicants

5. Summarize the processes police organizations use to fill supervisory positions

6. Identify the skills and requirements for police chiefs