National Excessive Force Institute Police Expert

Police Efficiency Studies

Efficiency studies identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities, enhancing the organization’s services in a cost-effective manner. The findings of study may be used to highlight successes and identify areas in need of change.

The comprehensive department audit is tailored to each client’s situation and can include master planning for organizational structure, consolidation opportunities, facility planning, vehicles, budgeting, funding methods, compliance with local, state, and federal mandates, response times, community safety programs, communication dispatch, community hazard and disaster assessment, leadership and management teams, management training, general training, staffing, scheduling, work force management, compensation and benefit analysis, performance evaluations, policy and procedures, employee handbooks, and standard operating guidelines.


  • Workload, Performance, and Staffing Studies
  • Consolidation, Shared Services and Separation Studies
  • Management Structures
  • Development Impacts