edited 22nd Feb '11 7:58:24 PM by GlennMagusHarvey
edited 22nd Feb '11 8:01:25 PM by Shrimpus
- America is in a continent far separated from Asia and Europe. They're not going to move an HQ over a few percent in taxes.
- European Free Trade Zone allows corporations to move wherever the heck they want but nobody in (for instance) high-tax Sweden ever bothered to move out
edited 22nd Feb '11 8:16:30 PM by deathjavu
edited 23rd Feb '11 8:09:34 AM by DeMarquis
edited 23rd Feb '11 11:38:32 AM by Captainbrass
- salaries of uniformed personnel
- salaries of other personnel, such as secretaries and receptionists (there's at least one person you'll need to do this)
- maintenance of police vehicles (which are pretty high-performance vehicles, and they take quite a beating sometimes)
- presumably, health insurance for policemen
- operating costs for police HQ
- building maintenance costs, when stuff breaks—do you really want to do without HVAC in some places?
- one-time costs (until they break at least): furniture (e.g. desks, chairs) and fixtures (e.g. computers—laptops, desktop tower, screens, AV equipment, input devices (i.e. keyboards and mice), printers; wires, power strips, and other cables; televisions; kitchen amenities—sink, fridge, microwave, etc.; telephones)
- office equipment: pencils, pens, paper, ink and toner, paper clips, staples, binders, etc.
- possible cost: subscriptions, such as newspapers and cable TV
- web designer to manage department's website (might be part-time)
- database/programming people to make and/or manage department's databases on info regarding...pretty much anything, from maps to criminal records
- GPS devices (one-time), and GPS services (recurring), for the department's members and vehicles
- at least one janitor
- weapons—firearms, ammunition, clubs, etc.
- uniforms—shirts, pants, hats, badges
- special costs incurred by detectives working on a case
edited 23rd Feb '11 12:41:49 PM by GlennMagusHarvey
edited 23rd Feb '11 12:52:06 PM by nightwyrm_zero
edited 24th Feb '11 1:16:24 PM by Madrugada
edited 23rd Feb '11 1:17:17 PM by deathjavu