The objective of the study is to determine the adequacy and weaknesses, if any, of the services provided by the police units in Tarsus, which is growing by internal and external migrations thanks to its potential for tourism, trade and agriculture, and its geographical position, by performing necessary researches based on the scientific grounds, instead of determining by observation or estimation, and accordingly, to develop strategic management practices which are capable of responding to the varying social expectations. For objective assessment of the subject matter, it is intended to learn about the perspectives of Tarsus residents regarding the policing profession by determining the adequacy of the services provided by Tarsus Police Units as well as the public's level of satisfaction. During the study, a due diligence has been carried out to contribute to the improvement of the equipment and social facilities for the police units, increasing the communication with the beneficiary of the services, better presentation of themselves to the young generation, and involvement in the preventive actions against turning into crime, particularly by means of proactive studies. On the basis of these findings, the findings and suggestions have been tried to be developed to contribute to the rational use of the resources for services provided in Tarsus County by the police units. © 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Bahar, E., & Kaya, F. (2011). The proactive studies in developing corporate strategies in police units: Due diligence and satisfaction assesment. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 24, pp. 1164–1176). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.09.116