Project List

Client:
City of Palmdale, CA
Project:
Scope of work: A law enforcement feasibility study for the City of Palmdale. The study will include an analysis of the City’s current public safety services and programs to determine whether its current model is sustainable, whether modification of the City’s current strategies and programs should be considered and offer additional strategies the City should consider. For this engagement, Citygate will administer a public survey regarding current public safety programs and satisfaction and will perform an analysis which includes an examination of the City’s public safety in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) law enforcement service contract. Citygate will identify areas of improvement for staffing non-sworn community safety programs and explore the potential for sensible, cost-effective enhancements.
Client:
City of Atwater, CA
Project:
Scope of work: In partnership with Griffin Structures, Citygate will conduct a summary-level gap analysis of the City’s public safety programs and compare them with the likely impacts of growth. This review will be based on current California and federal standards and other best practice publications. Citygate will examine existing agency caseloads and will prepare executive summary-level reports for the Fire and Police Departments.
Client:
City of Berkeley, CA
Project:
Scope of work: A comprehensive analysis of staffing and resources for the La Mesa Police Department. In obtaining a better understanding of the staffing needs of the Department, Citygate will assist the Department in maintaining a safe community and providing a high level of customer service to its citizens. Citygate will conduct data-driven field services deployment assessments, incorporating relevant, measurable Department and City data while providing additional insight that the City can utilize to guide future growth and development, operating and capital budgets, and other financial and operating commitments. Citygate’s comprehensive work will ensure efficient and effective staffing structure and resource utilization, providing the foundation for future Department planning relative to the provision of public safety infrastructure and services.
Client:
Location
Project:
Scope of work: An Organizational Workload Study to assess the organizational structure, resource allocation, and geographical patrol boundaries of the Berkeley Police Department and determine whether they are adequate to provide the highest level of service within the City. The study will leverage a community survey administered by Citygate, explore the efficiency of the Mobile Crisis Team as a means of operational efficiency, and will offer robust consideration of the Department’s role and deployment related to Homeless Services. Citygate’s report will include future projections and goals regarding staffing, geographical boundaries, and a comprehensive, data-driven analysis of workload. Citygate will consider how the City’s growth in population and development will impact future services, with recommendations that will empower the City to improve and enhance the overall safety, security, and satisfaction of City residents.
Client:
City of San Mateo, CA
Project:
Scope of work: A comprehensive Staffing Assessment and Organizational Analysis of the San Mateo Police Department. This engagement will serve to both analyze current capabilities and project future needs for the Department, with actionable recommendations and strategies provided for implementation over the next 10 years based on growth and development in the City. In forecasting the appropriate measures to sustain adequate staffing levels, Citygate’s assessment will classify both immediate needs and future milestones, identifying priorities, costs associated with implementation, potential alternatives, and the consequences of inaction.
Client:
City of Oceanside, CA
Project:
Scope of work: An independent operational and organizational assessment for the City of Oceanside Police Department, affecting current, future, and long-term organizational, strategic, and operational plans. This review examined current and future service delivery, quality of service, service delivery expectations, community engagement, community priorities, Departmental organization, and staffing and deployment feasibility to maintain current and future organizational efficiency. This study assisted in establishing efficiencies to ensure City, Department, and community needs are met by reviewing programming, infrastructure, operational efficiency, and fiscal impacts of associated findings and recommendations across the entire organization, as well as identifying planned service delivery systems and staffing allocation models to best serve the community and achieve City Council and Department goals and objectives.
Client:
City of Jurupa Valley, CA
Project:
As a follow-up engagement to Citygate’s 2021 feasibility analysis regarding City-provided police services, Citygate is currently conducting a study of hybrid public safety models for the City of Jurupa Valley, California. This study will examine hybrid models of public safety services the City may consider in addition to the current contracting model of law enforcement services being provided by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. This will entail reviewing with City staff the existing Sheriff’s Department quality of life service requests and services delivered to determine how the Sheriff’s Department is meeting the City’s current needs, as well as providing five alternative service delivery models, including two mental health response models and three community policing models.
Client:
City of West Sacramento, CA
Project:
Citygate performed a comprehensive operations and staffing assessment for the Police Department in the City of West Sacramento, California. This assessment analyzed staffing needs and service demands to determine an optimal staffing model, appropriately considering workload, performance measures, service delivery expectations, operating budgets, community priorities, and Departmental organization.
Client:
City of Los Altos, CA
Project:
Citygate, in partnership with COAR Design Group (formerly Jeff Katz Architecture), conducted a police workload and staffing study for the City of Los Altos, California, as part of the City’s larger plan exploring options for renovating its current police headquarters facility or constructing a new facility. For this study, Citygate evaluated the adequacy of staffing levels for current workload and whether Department command staff’s goals and objectives related to staffing and community service level expectations were being met; examined the current organizational structure; provided a structured and defensible methodology for the Department’s staff to use in projecting future staffing needs; identified where data and community needs indicate new service delivery methods are needed; identified any redundancies, gaps, and opportunities for applying best practices in the provision of core services; and made recommendations for staffing levels that will allow the Department to maintain or increase its current level of services, as well as recommended any emerging technologies that may assist or enhance intelligence-led policing strategies.
Client:
City of Oceanside, CA
Project:
Citygate performed an independent operational and organizational assessment for the City of Oceanside Police Department, affecting current, future, and long-term organizational, strategic, and operational plans. This review examined current and future service delivery, quality of service, service delivery expectations, community engagement, community priorities, Departmental organization, and staffing and deployment feasibility to maintain current and future organizational efficiency. This study assisted in establishing efficiencies to ensure City, Department, and community needs are met by reviewing programming, infrastructure, operational efficiency, and fiscal impacts of associated findings and recommendations across the entire organization, as well as identifying planned service delivery systems and staffing allocation models to best serve the community and achieve City Council and Department goals and objectives.

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