Your county sheriff has recently come out publicly in favor of consolidating
all police agencies in your county. Having caught your new police chief
off-guard, your police chief asks you – the agency’s director of research,
planning, and analysis – to explain in a memorandum all that would be involved
in creating and maintaining a single county-wide agency, to include advantages
and disadvantages of doing so.
memorandum mainly stating the advantages and disadvantages of this
consolidation for employees, the community, and the effectiveness of policing.
At the end, you will need to make a recommendation to your police chief as to
whether this is a good idea or not, and why, stating reasons from your
memorandum. You should format your discussion as if you were writing an actual
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims
with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and
properly cite any references.