Vancouver Police Department’s Planning and Research Section is looking for practicum students to begin a 3 month practicum starting Spring/Summer 2017.
The primary responsibilities of the Section include:
• providing research, evaluation, and planning services to the Department;
• researching, developing, and maintaining policy;
• evaluating and assessing programs;
• assisting with a variety of quantitative and qualitative research assignments;
• researching, developing, and producing statistical reports;
• conducting internal process audits
• maintaining the VPD Regulations & Procedures Manual;
• Much more!
What will you do?
• Tasks depending on the project… may include:
• literature reviews/reviewing occurrence reports
• assisting with data collection and entry (e.g., interviewing, contacting outside agencies, surveys)
• assisting with basic descriptive analyses
• assisting with report writing
• helping develop studies
• tasks vary—so please contact us for examples of assignments and roles!
• a busy office environment with sworn and civilian members of the VPD
• research being done in the “real world”
• lots of variety in your tasks
• opportunities to learn about the world of policing
• experience working with the VPD
• a fun environment.
Please contact Dr. Jennie Gill at email@example.com or 604-717-2685 for more information. Also please visit the Vancouver Police Department website and the Planning and Research Section for more information. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript with the most current date and courses. Interested students need to apply by email as soon as possible.