Date of Award
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
The purpose of this research was to examine the effect of various organizational arrangements on police officers' belief that they and their work are valued by the department. This study examines four management domains and their impact on officers' feelings of being valued. These four management domains are: inclusiveness in decision-making, supervisor relationships, professionalism. and communicated direction. The data came from a sample of 176 survey respondents who are patrol officers in a Southern Californian municipal police department.
Gaines, Dustin Cody, "An examination of the organizational factors that contribute to police officer perceived organizational support" (2011). Theses Digitization Project. 4004.