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impact of affirmative action and civil service on American police personnel systems

Hubert G. Locke

impact of affirmative action and civil service on American police personnel systems

by Hubert G. Locke

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Police -- United States -- Personnel management.,
    • Minorities -- Employment -- United States.,
    • Policewomen -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Hubert G. Locke.
      ContributionsNational Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8138 .L63 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 15 p. ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3919536M
      LC Control Number81600740

      The book contains 13 chapters that cover the following topics: the police in American society; historical development of law enforcement and American policing; organization and development of police personnel systems; police administration; police operations; and the nature of police discretion and the police decision-making process. an affirmative action plan. As the American Association for Affirmative Action advises its member organizations, there are computer programs that can be obtained to help complete the task. Specialized consulting firms also provide assistance to companies. Just as an organization would employ an accountancy firm to help with its books.

      I n , the city of New Haven, Connecticut, sought to fill 15 vacancies for supervisory positions in its fire department by promoting from within. As required by law, the city administered to applicants a written and oral civil-service exam created with the help of personnel experts and fire-department officials. As the movement for equality grew stronger and with more conviction, civil rights activists evolved their relatively limited goal of equal opportunity to a broader goal of affirmative action”which, essentially, were backhand attacks t minorities and their capabilities guised as compensatory governmental policies intending to “overcome the.

      This project examines the impact of affirmative action in public service hiring in Pakistan. Governments adopt affirmative action policies to help disadvantaged communities achieve development in line with other groups in society. However, these policies are often criticized because of efficiency losses that occur when a merit-based rule for resource allocation is superseded by affirmative [ ]. Affirmative action, in the United States, an active effort to improve employment or educational opportunities for members of minority groups and for women. Affirmative action began as a government remedy to the effects of long-standing discrimination against such groups and has consisted of policies, programs, and procedures that give limited preferences to minorities and women in job hiring.


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Impact of affirmative action and civil service on American police personnel systems by Hubert G. Locke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The impact of affirmative action and civil service on American police personnel systems. [Hubert G Locke; Public Administration Service, Chicago.] -- The impact of civil service and affirmative action programs on minority employment in the law enforcement setting is addressed in this monograph.

Each stage of the federal government's program to. Get this from a library. The impact of affirmative action and civil service on American police personnel systems. [Hubert G Locke; National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.] -- The impact of civil service and affirmative action programs on minority employment in the law enforcement setting is addressed in this monograph.

Each stage of the federal government's program to. "The Impact of Affirmative Action and Civil Service on American Police Personnel Systems." Monograph issued by the National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration.

U.S. Department of Justice (October). Google ScholarCited by: E. Conclusion: Affirmative action planning, the untold effect: Affirmative action is a civil rights policy premised on remedying past discrimination and removing discrimination from the process of recruiting and hiring.

While affirmative action justifies a race‐ and. Affirmative action is a policy that directly or indirectly awards jobs, promotions, and other resources to individuals on the basis of membership in a protected group in order to compensate those groups for past discrimination.

Through affirmative action, police departments have taken positive steps to correct past racial and sexual discrimination. A key aspect of affirmative action plans is. The Impact of Affirmative Action on the Employment of Minorities and Women over Three Decades: Fidan Ana Kurtulus University of Massachusetts - Amherst Upjohn Institute working paper ; **Published Version** Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 35(1): ().

Industrial Relations 51(2): (April ). History of Affirmative Action Affirmative action has its origins in the civil rights movement of the late s and early s. The movement brought a dramatic change to U.S. social life through protests, court decisions, and legislative action, culminating in the passage of.

A Supreme Court case asking whether affirmative action is allowed in higher education may have ripple effects among employers. If the court rules that the affirmative action program of the. Affirmative action was created to protect minorities and women against discrimination in education, employment and social benefits.

It has its roots in the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, the Civil Rights Act of and President Lyndon Johnson’s Executive Order.

Affirmative action remains one of the most hotly debated topics in civil term refers to a broad range of programs that are intended to correct for the past effects of discrimination through preferential recruitment and treatment, numerical goals, quotas, or set asides in employment.

Affirmative action in the Workplace program or action plan is a tool of management designed to make sure there is an equal opportunity for employment for all.

The whole idea of this action is that over time there shall be no discrimination whatsoever based on gender, race, ethnic profiles, etc. During the eighty's and nighties Washington DC, New Orleans, and Miami suffered wide spread corruption due to the application of the affirmative action polices of the agencies involved.

The essence of the problem was affirmative action polices dictated that police force should be an ethnic snap shot of the community. Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines & more.

Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. some affirmative action policies have resulted in a lowering of the educational requirements for police officers and thus of police quality. cheating scandals have occurred in several police departments. the justice department has filed suit against state highway patrols or police departments in arkansas, maryland, michigan.

differing selection systems, affirmative action, performance evaluation, and all other elements of personnel systems. Someone will gain and someone will los e with each decision made. merit hiring (Gottfredson, ),11 critics of affirmative action in policing argue that these tests lower reliance on important cognitive skills.

According to a survey of twenty-three large police and sheriff departments (conducted for the Department of Justice and Nassau County, New York), the cognitive portion of.

Affirmative action is not a “special favor”. It is a measure aimed at bridging the gap between the best universities in the country that remain largely comprised of whites and the rest of the.

In sum, affirmative action refers to specific efforts to recruit, hire and retain underrepresented groups. Many equal employment opportunity regulations and many AA consent decrees mandate that police organizations meet goals for hiring and promoting minorities and women.

Inasmuch, AA has been central in increasing diversity in police personnel. Financial and Civil Penalities are quite hefty to those who are foolish enough to violate the Civil Rights Act and E.E.O.

Guidelines. In many cases today Affirmative Action has spawned a unique counter effect: reverse discrimination. This has become a political hot potato that many have challenged but have yet to win because of of this archaic.

-Affirmative action actually stems from a requirement imposed by Executive Order and did not stem from Title VII -Federal contractors agree not to discriminate in the hiring, termination, promotion, pay, and so on of employees on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, and gender.

Affirmative Action: Crash Course Government and Politics # So we've been talking about civil rights for the last few episodes now, and we're finally going to wrap this discussion up with the rather controversial topic of affirmative action.I agree that underqualified persons SHOULDN'T get hired.

I never said that affirmative action should choose one underqualified person over a qualified person because of race.

Affirmative action itself is supposed to consider extraneous details such as race as a factor in hiring when ALL OTHER REQUISITES have been met.suggestions for designing and implementing an affirmative action plan include the following steps: develop or reaffirm the policy to eliminate discriminatory systems, disseminate the policy within the organization and to outside organizations, assign responsibility to implement the policy to the chief executive and an affirmative action officer.