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Police Organization

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Police Organization The typical American police department is a bureaucracy, with a military style of operation. The police bureaucracy Police agencies have a bureaucratic structure. The systematic administration of police departments  is characterized by specialization of tasks and duties, objective qualifications for positions, action  according to rules and regulations, and a hierarchy of authority. Bureaucratization maximizes  efficiency. The downside of bureaucracy for the police is that this form of organization is marked by  lack of flexibility, indifference to human needs, and a pattern of allowing  red tape  (for example,  excessive rules) to impede effective problem-solving.  Quasi-military features Most police departments are also quasi-military organizations. Police officers wear uniforms, tote 
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