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Span of Control in Law Enforcement Agencies

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Explain some of the reasons why it is more beneficial to limit the number of officers reporting to one supervisor. What factors can affect how many employees are supervised at one time?

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Law enforcement agencies are very similar to the structure of our military. In saying this, the military conducts operations in small teams or sections in order to maintain span of control and not dilute one's ability to lead his or her Soldiers. Law enforcement agencies conduct the same seamless process as they approach their span of control within their organization. Below we'll discuss some of the reasons why it's beneficial to limit the number of officers reporting to one ...

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Law enforcement agencies are very similar to the structure of our military. In saying this, the military conducts operations in small teams or sections in order to maintain span of control and not dilute one's ability to lead his or her Soldiers. Law enforcement agencies conduct the same seamless process as they approach their span of control within their organization.

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