I’ve chosen the Hoover Police Department of Hoover, AL to create and plan their budget. I can change it if I
need to but I must have a paper at least relating to the below description. Below is what my professor
Portion One: History and Operating Budget of Your Selected Agency (10 Points) – students are to provide a
three (3) to five (5) summary of your selected agency to include how the organization started and then
using two (2) to three (3) budgets of similar agencies you are to prepare your own original budget for 2021-
2022. This budget should be a narrative budget and may include discussions of any portions of the budget
that you deem necessary for the project.
Portion Two: Current Issue Facing Agency (20 Points) – students are to provide a current issue affecting
their selected agency and then prepare a five (5) to seven (7) page paper addressing the issue and how it
should be resolved. This portion of the research project should be written with the following formatting and
reference guidelines as guidance:
The paper must be in APA format (meaning all in-text citations, reference page citations, and section
headers will be properly formatted).
Font will be Times New Roman 12 point.
Margins will be standard 1 inch margins.
The paper must have a minimum of five (5) references, of which no more than one (1) may be Internet
based. The remaining four (4) must be peer-reviewed journal articles or books. If you have questions about
whether a source is acceptable you are welcome to post that question on the Course Questions and
The paper should contain a bare minimum of direct quotes and those quotes shall be reserved for
situations in which rewording the information would cause the information to lose some of its impact.
The paper must be free of personal bias and be an evaluation of why the theory is applicable to the crime.
Avoid statements such as “I know all….”