Police Supervision and Management

Police Supervision and Management

Hardback Pearson Criminal Justice

By (author) Kenneth J. Peak, By (author) Larry K. Gaines, By (author) Ronald W. Glensor

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  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Format: Hardback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 191mm x 236mm x 20mm | 816g
  • Publication date: 16 February 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Upper Saddle River
  • ISBN 10: 0135154669
  • ISBN 13: 9780135154663
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 1,002,425

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For courses in Police Supervision and/or Management.   Taking a problem-solving approach, this book provides readers with an insiderâ s view of the challenging and demanding world of the police supervisor or manager. Aimed at first-line supervisors and mid-level managers, it covers basic human resource responsibilities (training and evaluating officers, officer rights, etc.) and day-to-day tasks (deploying and scheduling, responses to crime problems, etc.). This edition includes new chapters on union and labor relations, police operations and homeland security. Throughout, case studies get readers thinking about the issues and exhibits show what some jurisdictions are doing to address problems of crime and disorder.

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Based on the authors' more than 100 years of professional and academic experience, "Police Supervision and Management In An Era of Community Policing," Third Edition provides readers with an insider's view of the challenging and demading world of the police supervisor or manager. Comprehensive, topical, and "real world" in flavor, the book is an ideal choice for acadmic courses in police supervision or management and is an invaluable study tool for police officers preparing for promotional examinations. New to the Third Edition Three new chapters: Chapter 11 Unions and Labor RelationsChapter 13 Managing and Supervising Police OperationsChapter 14 Homeland Security and PolicingNew or expanded coverage of numerous topics including: Media relationsMoving from a "good" to "great" organizationCrime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)The National Incident Management System (NIMS)Using CompStatWorkplace harassmentPolice initiatives on domestic violence, drug issues, raves, gangs and graffiti, and school violence

Table of contents

PART ONE: THE SUPERVISOR IN A POLICE ORGANIZATION1.      The Dynamics of Police Organizations2.      Role and Responsibilities3.      Leadership and Motivation within the Police Organization4.      Community Policing and Problem Solving5.      Communication and Negotiation PART TWO: SUPERVISING HUMAN RESOURCES6.      Training, Education, and Professional Development7.      Evaluation Methods and Performance Appraisal8.      Stress, Wellness, and Employee Assistance Programs9.      Ethics, Inappropriate Behaviors, and Liability10.  Officersâ Rights and Discipline11.  Unions and Labor Relations PART THREE: SUPERVISING THE WORK OF POLICE12.  Deploying and Scheduling Personnel13.  Managing and Supervising Police Operations14.  On Patrol: Responses to Difficult Crime Problems15.  Disasters and Critical Incidents PART FOUR: MAJOR CHALLENGES16.  Homeland Security and Future Crime Related Issues Appendix: Advice That Has Stood the Test of Time: Some Practical Counsel            Lao-Tzuâ s Views            Analects of Confucius and Machiavelli            Cues for Todayâ s Supervisors and Managers