2020 SACAD Entrants

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Non Empirical- Graduate


Law enforcement is an extremely stressful career, requiring the right person equipped with the tools and ambition to take on the role of police officer effectively. Stress has a correlation with motivation, which is an important issue for law enforcement administration. How an officer feels about their career is directly related to the service quality they provide to the community they serve. Therefore, administration is tasked with the job of identifying what motivates officers to ensure they can complete tasks effectively and efficiently. This research demonstrates that programs and activities implemented by administrators reveals whether retaining officers by reducing burnout and turnover is a priority.