PUBLIC SAFETY

Public Safety organizations are entrusted with an incredible amount of authority and responsibility. It is imperative that these organizations work passionately to follow contemporary best practices and honor the traditions of honor, integrity, and service.

A professionally led and transparent organization will enhance their relationship with their community through accountability and equip themselves with the flexibility to meet the industries ever changing priorities through innovation and time honored ethical values. A successful agency will set goals and objectives annually, and Strategic Plans can work to support those goals and objectives as well as structure long term growth by way of providing direction and periodic measures of progress or decline. Changes in economic, demographics, and developments in contemporary practices require constant vigilance and refinement.

Areas that benefit from Strategic Plans:

  • Public Safety Employee Health, Wellness, and Resilience

  • Staffing Expansion, and/or Scheduling (after analysis verifies need)

  • RMS/DATA/ Intelligence Management Policy and Technology

  • Policing Concepts and overall policing strategies like Community Policing, Crime Prevention, Strategic, Scientific, Geographic Policing 

  • Recruitment and retention

  • Policy development, accreditation considerations

  • Public relations, communications, public information

  • Crisis management

  • Training records

  • Early warning programs, complaint / compliment processing, employee evaluation

  • Evaluating use of force

  • Community satisfaction and relationship building

At Berkley Group our Public Safety Executive Managers have extensive experience in setting and meeting goals and objectives as well as in developing Strategic Plans that allow law enforcement agencies to deploy best practices and build better relationships with affected communities.

Our Public Safety professionals have a myriad of experience and training. 
Let us help you with:

  • Accreditation Management                       

  • Strategic Planning                                        

  • GIS/CAD utilization

  • Evidence Processing and Storage

  • HAZUS implementation and data storage

  • Department Structure/Implementation

  • Executive Searches/Interim Positions

  • Promotional Processes

  • Pay and Benefit Studies

  • Job Descriptions

  • Policy Development: Relevance/Impact/ Effectiveness assessments

  • Training/Training Development

  • Citizen Review Board Training (Evaluating Use of Force)

  • Implementing and Evaluating Community Projects

  • Supervisors Evaluating Use of Force

  • Fire Organizational Needs

  • Early Warning Data Collection

  • Operation/Function Assessments and Unit Startups

  • Consulting in organizing regional resource sharing, and agency cooperative agreements

  • Consulting in expanding or reducing fulltime/volunteer ratio, based on assessed community need

  • Compliance with The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments (NFPA)

Public Safety Staff

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Eric J. Salemi

Director of Public Safety

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E. Thomas Hicks, IV

Public Safety Executive Manager