Police Administration

Police Administration : Structures, Processes, and Behavior

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This text is suitable for courses in Police Administration, Management, and Supervision.Thoroughly researched, the fifth edition comprehensively covers the field of police administration and provides a carefully balanced treatment of its procedural, structural, and behavioral aspects. New to this fifth edition is updated material on politics and police administration, communication, human resource management and stress. There is a new chapter on community policing.show more

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  • Hardback | 688 pages
  • 208.3 x 264.2 x 30.5mm | 1,505.94g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • illustrations, maps
  • 0130285730
  • 9780130285737

Table of contents

1. The Evolution of American Policing. 2. Community Policing. 3. Politics and Police Administration: External Influences and Controls. 4. Organizational Theory. 5. Concepts of Police Organizational Design. 6. Leadership. 7. Organizational and Interpersonal Communication. 8. Human Resource Management. 9. Stress and Police Personnel. 10. Labor Relations. 11. Legal Aspects of Police Administration. 12. Planning and Decision-Making. 13. Information Systems and Applications. 14. Financial Management. 15. Productivity, Quality, and Evaluation: Program Measuring Organizational Performance. 16. Organizational Change and the Future.show more

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