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Description:  Stockton, California, Police Chief Tom Morris was supposed to bring stability to law enforcement when he was appointed to the job four years ago.


Date: July 31, 2012


Questions for Discussions:

  • Explain the crisis facing these cities in terms of financial mismanagement of budgets and cash flow estimations?
  • Is there a financial solution?
  • Could legislation be used to regulate pensions?
  • What are the ethical issues in this situation?
  • How might labor relations be affected?
  • How might organizations such as police departments and city workers be affected in terms of motivation and leadership?


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