Local governments compete for a variety of resources, including quality personnel. Striking a balance between local revenues and recruiting and maintaining a superior personnel pool is always a difficult task. Let the experts at Stanco & Associates provide with quality research on what other comparable governments provide.
– Pay & Benefit Studies
A major priority for any jurisdiction is to maintain quality personnel to serve the needs of a particular community. This requires that pay and benefit packages for employees are periodically reviewed in order to remain competitive in an area market. Consultants at Stanco & Associates utilize a three tier method of study to provide our clients with balanced and accurate salary and benefit information that represents like jurisdictions.
The operation of a jail, detention center, prison or youth development center carries with it a special set of rules, regulations and laws. It takes an expert with unique credentials to provide you with practical information on issues related to these environments. Let our experts assist you in policy development and review, operational audits, misconduct review and other services related to the field of corrections.
– Facility Audits
The staff at Stanco & Associates are uniquely experienced at reviewing the procedures for correctional facilities such as jails and youth detention facilities. Every aspect of a detention center is subject to scrutiny when dealing with the housing of human beings. Let us review your policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with all the latest court decisions. Do your current procedures allow for religious requirements under RILUPA? Are your search policies up to date? Are you in compliance with the latest requirements for persons held for immigration?
– Construction & Design
The design and construction of a new jail or other correctional facility is a huge undertaking for any jurisdiction. The cost of getting a structure completed is only the first step in the process. The real expense begins once a facility begins operation. The consultants at Stanco & Associates can help ensure that the facility you get is the facility that works best for your operation. Engineers and architects are the experts in design but it takes an expert with practical experience to make a facility work best for your needs. Let our consultants work with your design team to ensure the function of your new facility maximizes your staffing resources.
– Incident Review
The duties owed to persons in custody pose unique issues for every jurisdiction. Incidents involving inmates or persons under arrest must be viewed, not only from a legal viewpoint, but from a practical viewpoint based on the circumstances. Allegations of excessive force, lack of proper medical care, sexual assault and other issues involving correctional staff require a practical review to ensure fair evaluation. Understanding the legal requirements, as well as the daily issues of dealing with persons in custody is essential. The staff at Stanco & Associates has the expertise to conduct these reviews for both adult and juvenile incidents.
Stanco & Associates offers a variety of consulting services related to the law enforcement profession. Our experts have the experience and education to assist you in matters related to policies, procedures, misconduct, truth verification and other issues unique to the law enforcement profession.
– Policy & Procedure Review
In this age of litigation, having quality policies in place is an essential part of all law enforcement agencies. Do your policies cover all the necessary functions of your department in a practical and manageable format? Are they current and in accordance with the latest court decisions? Do they offer you and your staff practical guidance when dealing with areas such as use of force, vehicle pursuits and employee rights? Let Stanco & Associates provide a review of your current policies or develop a set of custom policies that will work for your unique needs.
– Incident Review
The consultants at Stanco & Associates can assist in the review of excessive force, pursuits, false arrest and other complaints against your staff. This is not a legal review and does not take the place of the services of a qualified attorney. We look at the practical aspects of each case in light of 40 years experience and real life applications. Our experts can assist your administration or counsel in making crucial decisions for your agency.
– Investigative Polygraphs
Stanco & Associates can provide you or your agency with the best in the field of investigative polygraph examiners. These are not your standard polygraph examinations for employment or screening; but a thorough review of investigative files and administration of a polygraph to uncover illegal or corrupt behavior in your organization.
Many other firms offer a variety of training for law enforcement agencies and their staff. Stanco & Associates goes further and develops lesson plans and instruction for topics unique to your agency. Many law enforcement administrators face issues that seem to plague their agency or community but there is no training to address those specific needs. Let our expert trainers me with you, your community leaders and your staff and develop a training experience that is uniquely yours.