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Question

The IACP has developed a model drug testing policy for police managers that is designed to meet the needs of local departments. Identify three of the suggestions included in the policy and discuss the pros and cons of each.

1 Answer

  • the three suggestions included in the policy were: 
    Testing all applicants and recruits for drug or narcotics use 
     Testing current employees when performance difficulties or documentation indicates a potential drug problem
    Testing current employees when they are involved in the use of excessive force or when they suffer or cause an on-duty injury.

    all of these policies were created to make sure that employees' performances are not compromised due to the destructive nature of the narcotics.
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