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dc.contributor.authorDrew, Jacquelineen_US
dc.contributor.authorPrenzler, Timothyen_US
dc.contributor.editorColleen Lewis, Janet Ransley & Ross Homelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T10:03:40Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T10:03:40Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.date.modified2011-05-24T06:46:39Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781921513350en_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://www.australianacademicpress.com.au/en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/34037
dc.description.abstractThe last two decades have seen significant changes in the way in which police around the world have sought to attract, recruit, retain, train and develop police personnel. In Australia, the Fitzgerald report based on a review of the Queensland Police, was very much at the forefront of progressive policy about human resource practices in policing and set an agenda for a more scientific approach to the management of personnel. This chapter outlines Fitzgerald's recommendations in the area of human resource management and charts the shifting interpretations and commitment that followed over twenty years. The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has made significant progress in a number of areas, including the police-to-population ratio; reform of the promotional system to embrace merit; civilianisation; the systems for recruitment and promotion; and in training and tertiary education. Significant progress has also been made in regard to Fitzgerald's recommendation about removing sex discrimination in recruitment, and substantial efforts have been made in recruiting indigenous people. However, the lack of external evaluation and lack of public record information make it extremely difficult to come to reliable conclusions about the extent of improvements.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherAustralian Academic Pressen_US
dc.publisher.placeAustraliaen_US
dc.publisher.urihttps://www.australianacademicpress.com.au/books/details/134/The_Fitzgerald_Legacy_Reforming_Public_Life_in_Australia_and_Beyonden_AU
dc.relation.ispartofbooktitleThe Fitzgerald Legacy: Reforming Public Life in Australia and Beyonden_US
dc.relation.ispartofchapter8en_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom134en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto153en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPolice Administration, Procedures and Practiceen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode160205en_US
dc.titleThe Evolution of Human Resource Management in Policingen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.type.descriptionB1 - Book Chapters (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeB - Book Chaptersen_US
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Criminology and Criminal Justiceen_US
gro.rights.copyrightSelf-archiving is not yet supported by this publisher. Please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author(s) for more information.en_AU
gro.date.issued2010
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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