Unity Of Direction In The Criminal Justice System

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Shimeka, I really enjoyed reading your post as it was well researched and worded in a way that was easy to understand. You are very correct in that unity of command and unity of direction have a hand in how well an organization operates, especially one involved in the criminal justice field. They are similar concepts, but different as unity of command deals with “functioning of people” while unity of direction is “concerned with activities” (Difference of unity of command and unity of direction, 2012, par. 5). Too many police departments across the country are having problems because there are too manty people giving orders or they have no unity of direction when trying to achieve departmental goals. Younger officers are getting burned

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