Police Supervision and Management

Police Supervision and Management : In an Era of Community Policing

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For courses in Police Management and Police Supervision. Collectively possessing more than 100 years of practical administrative, managerial, supervisory and academic experience, the authors of this text give it a "real-world" flavor not often found in other books. They provide students with a comprehensive look at the challenging roles of police supervisors and managers; exciting and up-to-date coverage of issues, trends, and tactics; and focus on timely topics such as terrorism and policing in the community policing era.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 816.46g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130394726
  • 9780130394729

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"The greatest strengths of this book are its contemporary nature, its thoroughness and the author's easy reading writing style. I will definitely use this text in my next course dealing with police supervision and will recommend it to other academic and police professionals." -- James Albrecht, John Jay College, New York, NY "The three greatest strength of this book are: The content is strong; Writing style is student-friendly; Charts and other pedagogy make it easy to understand." -- Alex del Carmen, University of Texas - Arlingtonshow more

Table of contents

I. THE SUPERVISOR IN A POLICE ORGANIZATION. 1. The Dynamics of Police Organizations. 2. Role and Responsibilities. 3. Leadership and Motivation within the Police Organization. 4. Communication and Negotiation. II. SUPERVISING HUMAN RESOURCES. 5. Training and Professional Development. 6. Evaluation and Performance Appraisal. 7. Stress, Wellness, and Employee Assistance Programs. 8. Ethical Issues, Inappropriate Behaviors, and Liability. 9. Officers' Rights, Discipline, and Appeals. III. SUPERVISING THE WORK OF POLICE. 10. Deploying and Scheduling. 11. On Patrol: Special Problems and Operations. 12. Disasters, Critical Incidents, Tactical Operations, and Homeland Defense. 13. Community Policing and Problem Solving. IV. EPILOGUE. 14. Future Trends and Challenges. Appendix.show more

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