The key to successful administration lies in optimal and non-traditional utilization of department personnel and resources to address present and future service needs.
The role of the Planning and Research Bureau is to anticipate the department's needs and determine which methods work best for the delivery of key services. It is also this division's responsibility to investigate new technologies in policing and report the results of his findings along with recommendations by the Chief of Police.
Deciding in advance what is to be done, by whom, when and where. It is the heart of police administration.
Defines organizational problems. It seeks solutions and innovative alternatives to those problems through the systematic and investigative study of available data on the subject.
Capital improvement projects
Information Technology (IT) (computer operations)
LEADS Information system management
Research - general orders
Research - rules and regulations
To learn more about the Planning and Research Bureau, call the Police Departments' main line at 330-489-3100.