Master of Public Administration (MPA)
First Committee Member
Dr. William N. Thompson
Second Committee Member
Dr. Robert Ackerman
Third Committee Member
Dr. Karen Layne
Fourth Committee Member
Dr. Anna Lukemeyer
Number of Pages
This paper is a case study of the Clark County School District (CCSD) Police Department recruitment and selection process. The case study examines and evaluates the human resource function in the recruiting and hiring of police officers. The case study addresses the issue of line-staff relations and how it was best resolved in this organization in order to effectively recruit and select CCSD Police Officers. The paper addresses the historical, structural, and philosophical factors of the Clark County School District Police Department in discussing the possible organizational strategies for recruiting and selection of police officers. This paper uses a specific job position (police officer) and a specific management function (recruiting and selection) within a specific organization (CCSD) to analyze the general philosophical issue of what is the role of the human resource function within the management of this organization.
Clark County School District. Police Department; School police – Recruiting; School police – Selection and appointment
Law Enforcement and Corrections | Public Administration
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
York, Anthony A., "Recruiting and selection of police officers: A case study of the Clark County School District Police Department" (2003). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. 488.
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