Law Enforcement in the City of Harburg: An Analysis of the Police Management System

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Enforcement Organizational Reform Introduction The city of Harburg has the total population of 160,000 with thriving agriculture service sector. Analysis of the police management system in the city reveals that the law enforcement agents in the city do not possess modern management skills which could assist them to manage the crimes rates and the issue is making them to face series of operational and organizational challenges. Fundamental objective of this paper is to assess critically the current shortcomings of the Harburg city law enforcement organization. The paper provides structured alternatives to the problem to make the police service effective, efficient and proactive law enforcement organization. Problem Analysis Inability of police force to curb the crime rates in Harburg has been identified as the major operation and organizational challenges facing the police organization in the city. Overview of the city crime rate reveals that the crime statistics is 5% higher than the national average. Over the years, there is constant increase in theft under $5000, which is 15% higher than the national average. Moreover, the city officials lack the management skills to implement efficient modern management concept to run the city administration. (Université de Cornell, 2009). For example, management does not possess the required skills to develop a strategic direction for the mission statement. Typically, there is constant increase in the crime rate because

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