The article uses a quantitative research method and utilizes survey method to gather data. The survey included both open and closed ended questions. Data was collected from 600 law enforcement agencies on evaluation procedures adopted during the five month period ending January 2001. The closed ended questions provided standard level of satisfaction for each provided question on a scale of 0-4. On the other hand, there were nine open-ended questions about the purpose and use of appraisal processes in the organizational context.