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Administrator Challenges
Tameeka Kelly
CJA/454
September 24, 2013
Professor Barry Abbott

Administrator Challenges
The job requirements of a criminal justice administer in the United States can be extremely demanding. The three foremost areas of criminal justice include the police, courts, and corrections. As an administrator overseeing the police department would be indeed the hardest of the three. Within a police department the chief of police would be the top administrator and in command of administrating the departments policies to officers, detectives, and supporting staff. This paper will discuss the roles of a chief of police and the negative and positive aspects he or she may endure.
As an administrator of a police department,
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To be proficient in this field, I still have some learning to do and look forward to the task given to me. Although this course did teach me a significant amount of information concerning criminal justice administration, and the three areas surrounding it, which include the police, courts, and corrections there is still more to be learned. With this course it can be determined that without administrators keeping the various organizations running effectively and efficiently, there would be constant issues.
Administrator’s job requires him or her to balance and prepare the budgets, provide guidance, give directions, and to preserve the departments order, and to keep communities safe. These details of the job would make this field in criminal justice rewarding and satisfying. The job requirements of a criminal justice administer in the United States can be extremely demanding. The three foremost areas of criminal justice include the police, courts, and corrections. As an administrator overseeing the police department would be indeed the hardest of the three. Within a police department the chief of police would be the top administrator and in command of administrating the departments policies to all officers, detectives, and supporting staff.

References
Benson, B. (2010). The Frustrations of Police Chiefs. Retrieved from http://www.policechiefmagazine.org
Couwels, J. (January, 2011). Florida police chief charged
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