About Our Staff
The complex and rigorous demands of local government require a team of individuals with extensive experience, training and understanding in their fields. Our team of consultants is unparalleled in the industry.
Mr. Charles D. Hale is the President of Resource Management Associates and has served in that capacity since 1981. Mr. Hale has served as a consultant in law enforcement to over 200 municipalities throughout the United States since 1973 and is the author of three books on police administration. He is also the author of the chapter "Police Patrol" in the text, Local Government Police Management, published by the International City Management Association. Mr. Hale served as a Police Officer and Police Sergeant in El Segundo, California, during which time he earned a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University at Long Beach.
Mr. Hale has designed and administered more than 300 written examinations and assessment centers for police, fire and public safety departments throughout the United States. His clients have included the City and County of San Francisco, California; Tallahassee, Florida; Providence, Rhode Island; Madison, Wisconsin; Rockford, Illinois; and numerous municipalities in the Chicago area. Mr. Hale is the author of the text, The Assessment Center Handbook for Police and Fire Personnel, 2nd edition (2004), published by Charles C. Thomas Publishers of Springfield, Illinois. In addition, Mr. Hale recently conducted a two-day workshop on assessment centers for the New Mexico Law Enforcement Training Academy.
Mr. Steven W. Hale is the Vice-President of Resource Management Associates. Mr. Hale has been a member of the firm since 1988 and has actively participated in the design and administration of entry-level as well as customized promotional examinations over that time.Mr. Hale celebrated 20 years of experience with Resource Management Associates in 2008. Mr. Hale attended Joliet Junior College, where he pursued a teaching degree.