Some businesses operate in such a way that high employee turnover is not a threat. If you are in one of those business that is terrific. Policing is not one though. The costs of recruiting, equipping, training and deploying qualified personnel is higher than most industries, so a police department’s strategy should always provide for the retention of the personnel who are qualified and who are adding value to the organization.
Here is a look at what can go wrong, and the policing industry is not immune to these mistakes: