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SWOT analysis is best described as what type of tool?

Planning Tool

2

SWOT analysis can be effectively used by who?

Everyone (Admin/Squads)

3

SWOT analysis:

Strengths and Weaknesses are found where?

Internal

4

How many strategy types can be developed using SWOT?

4

5

SWOT strategy that establishes a defensive plan to prevent an organization's weaknesses from making it vulnerable to external threat?

W-T

6

SWOT strategy used strength to reduce vulnerabilities to real threats?

S - T

7

An often used method for gathering information when developing SWOT analysis.

SWOT Survey

8

SWOT survey an be useful tools to do what?

Identifying areas where a consensus of thoughts and attitudes exist

9

Ensuring every survey released internal/external is approved by chief or designee is considered what?

Very important

10

Staff studies contain a concise and accurate analysis of a specified problem and statements of optional solutions including what?

Pertinent data, recommendation or referred solution.

11

First step in process of preparing a staff study.

Identify problem

12

Where is the summary/statement of problem located?

First section/Written last

13

Important purpose of summary/statement of problem is what?

Inspire reader to read on

14

Summary should include, at least:

Major findings, specific solution/recommendations, startup/recurring costs.

15

Funding constraints, performance parameters, required authorizations, policy development deadlines, matrix, represent some, but not all of the things that are essential criteria relating to a___________.

Solution

16

What is the minimum number of option alternatives to solve a problem in a staff study?

3

17

Your conclusion should recommend____ and describe:

1, how your choice accomplishes task.

18

Voluminous data, schematics, diagrams and other materials that would be distracting to a reader if placed in the body of the study should be where?

Appendix

19

Information identifying books and other information sources should be placed where?

Bibliography

20

Lewis was more of a ________.

Leader

21

Clark was more of a ______________.

Manager

22

What is POSDCORB?

More of a process of how we do something.

23

What is LODESTAR?

More of a product of something that actually occurred.

24

Janus is a mythical figure one way mirror hypothesis. "We make sense of our world ___________ and all understanding originates in reflection and looking ________."

Retrospectively, backward

25

According to Maple, Compstat was based on______________.

Battle of Britain

26

3 distinct eras of policing in order

Political
Reform
Community Policing

27

Sir Robert Peel described primary police mission as what?

Prevention of crime

28

What was the primary tactic of reform era policing?

Motorized Policing.

29

What did former chief of police OW Wilson believe in?

Strong management controls of centralized command structure

30

Chief August Vollmer is well known for advocating what?

College education

31

What is one of the main limitations of the machine metaphor?

Change is slow and resented.

32

Henry V speech before battle was an example of what metaphor?

Culture

33

What does the discussion center around in the Transition Metaphor?

The natural tensions which occur in most organizations

34

What was Frederick the Great's view of classic management?

Fear the officers not the enemy

35

Frederick Taylor was the father of what?

Scientific Managment

36

Organizational configurations of traditional organizations are what?

Rigid Bureaucracy

37

Principle of an officer reporting to one an only one supervisor.

Unity of Command

38

The number of officers a supervisor is responsible for supervising

Span of Control

39

Scalar chains refers to what?

Positions in an organization are linked to one another.

40

Lost on the moon exercise is used to display what?

Group Dynamics

41

Groups develop in stages - New ideas emerge in which stage?

Storming Stage

42

Groups develop in stages - In which stage does group structure develop?

Norming Stage

43

Groups develop in stages - The end of a group achievement is often characterized by what?

Celebration

44

________, sitting ducks and dens of iniquity refer to ______, victims and places of crime occurring.

Ravenous wolves, predators

45

What is the PARETO RULE?

80/20 Rule. 80% of time is spent on 20% of problem areas.

46

Problem oriented policing is resource intensive and requires _________, ___________ and ________ to perform effectively.

Time, energy and capacity

47

In problem oriented policing, crime, reported crimes, arrests, convictions and jail time is described as a metaphor of a what?

Funnel

48

ILP indicates policing requires what to be effective?

Information

49

ILP requires what to be deployed effectively?

Enthusiastic support of command structure personnel

50

ILP argues for __________________, disruption and crime enforcement to be effective.

Crime prevention

51

Strategies in policing come and go, often strategies are no longer deployed because of what?

They are ineffective at reducing crime.