Administration And Supervision In Criminal Justice

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Required Textbook: Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, by Richard R.E. Kania and Richards P. Davis.

You were just informed that your department has been given an increased budget (see below). What (be specific), external and internal factors would you consider in making decisions on how to spend those funds? Who, or what areas of the organization would be involved in making these decisions? Increases must be made in a minimum of 4 operational areas. What would be your preferred decision-making processes (be specific)?

You were just informed that your department has been asked to reduce their budget (see budget). What (be specific), external and internal factors would you consider in making decisions on how to spend those funds? Who, or what areas of the organization would be involved in making these decisions? Reductions must be made in several operational areas. Decreases must be made in a minimum of 4 operational areas. What would be your preferred decision-making processes (be specific)?

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