How do you believe public safety administration should be defined?

Week 1

Readings

· Neumann, F. X.,Jr. (1996). What makes public administration a science? or, are its “big questions” really big? Public Administration Review, 56(5), 409-415. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.umuc.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/197167281?accountid=14580

· Laurence, E. L.,Jr. (2001). The myth of the bureaucratic paradigm: What traditional public administration really stood for. Public Administration Review, 61(2), 144-160. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.umuc.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/197171142?accountid=14580

Activity 1

How do you believe public safety administration should be defined?

Activity 2

Give five examples of public safety related agencies one can find in county or municipal governments.  Select one of these and tell us who that agency’s stakeholders are, and why you believe they are stakeholders.