ANGALEANA WILLIAMS, APRIL STONER,
CHRISTINA MAPLES, AND DESIREE BALLARD
CJA 214 - INTRODUCTION TO POLICE THEORY
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
DR. STEWART STANFIELD
Major organizational theories associated
Describe the organization of police agencies
at the local, state, and federal level.
The civil service system and how it affects
(Role Play)Chief of Police of local agency
How would the team organize the department?
Would it have many specialized units? Why?
Which specialized units would it have?
Would decision making be centralized or
There are 3 theories that fall in this
Contingency theory- organizations are created
or structured to achieve specific goals, such as
Institutional theory- organizations are social
institutions that operate in relation to their
external social and political environments
Resource dependency theory- organizations
must obtain resources to survive, and to obtain
resources, they must engage in exchanges with
other organizations in their environment
ensuring officers within department and the
community are being properly managed
FEDERAL BUREAU OF
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
US SECRET SERVICE
is the Civil Service System?
establishes the system?
of the system
The two agencies of the Civil
Civil Service Agency
Pay scale set up