Your assignment is to prepare and submit a paper on measuring the size of the government. Due to the increasing number of residents in the city, it is important that security personnel be increased. This is due to the current insufficient number of the security personnel in the town. At the growth rate of about 3 to 5 percent per year, the city cannot risk by not budgeting for additional security. The city in the past six years has not been able to acquire enough police officers. The current number of police officers stands at 30 uniformed officers and 12 support staff.
Further, due to the increasing number of people in the city, the city’s personnel have experienced an increase in workload. This is as a result of the increasing number of the people seeking the council’s services and help. The police officers to have experienced an increase in workload. The current number of police officers cannot handle the increasing insecurity cases. There is an increasing likelihood of crime rates rising to uncontrollable levels if police officers are not added to the council’s security system. The increased workload cannot be covered by part-time employees or by shifting employees from one area to another since there are few employees in the council as well as part-time employees. Even if the part-time employees were to be used, the workload would still increase.