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Brookings, SD Police Department announces organizational restructuring

Recently the City of Brookings, South Dakota commissioned the Center for Public Safety Management, LLC. (CPSM), a subsidiary of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) to conduct a study and review operations at the Brookings Police Department. The consultant’s analysis evaluated all aspects of the department’s operations with focus on staffing, workload, community demographics, crime…

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Scofflaws cripple Medford police efforts to combat crime

Chronic offenders who fail to show up in court, and lack of jail space, undermine the ability of Medford police to fight crime, study says The ability of Medford police to combat crime has been undermined by chronic offenders who fail to respond to citations or court dates, a study has found. The Washington, D.C.-based…

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CPSM Comprehensive Assessment Guides Toole City Fire’s Long Term Growth

Tooele City Fire Department (TCFD) brought on CPSM to analyze and document findings on the City’s fire services to provide insights and recommendations that move the department forward. CPSM analyzed operational, administrative, and performance data provided by the TCFD and examined first-hand the department’s operations through interviews with key stakeholders and observations of the city’s…

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Exploring New EMS Workforce Challenges: Q&A with CPSM’s Matt Zavadasky

Emergency Medical Services, like other first response fields, have been facing a number of new challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. But looming staffing shortages, thought to be nearly a decade away from critical levels, have skyrocketed in the past 18-months, leaving EMS providers scrambling to keep up with demand. On top of…

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CPSM Deep Dive Helps Billings PD Improve Efficiency

Efficient use of taxpayer dollars is of primary concern for many jurisdictions and public safety agencies. Billings, Montana, a full-service City in the Southern portion of the state along the Yellowstone River, is no exception. That’s why the City leadership, including the Billings Police Department, keeps close tabs on agency spending, and why they decided…

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ICMA UNITE: A Digital Event

Rather than hosting an in-person experience in Toronto, ICMA is launching UNITE: A Digital Event that will take place September 23-26, 2020.

Stay tuned for more information on sessions that CPSM will host during the conference.

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