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In this much-anticipated 3rd edition, Thomas Baker expands on the revolutionary leadership insights that made his first two editions so popular. This enhanced and expanded version explores even more strategies that help agencies, administrators and officers leverage crime data more efficiently and effectively. From explaining what a leader must be, do & know to plans for putting expert-level leadership skills to work immediately, Effective Police Leadership is gold for law enforcement leaders.
Part I Shaping the Social Climate 1
Chapter 1 Community-Oriented Policing 3
Chapter 2 Police Leadership and Professional Ethics 25
Part II Effective Leadership 41
Chapter 3 Police Senior Leadership 43
Chapter 4 Middle Management and Leadership 61
Chapter 5 Sergeants and Police Officers 79
Part III Direction and Excellence 99
Chapter 6 Motivation and Police Personnel 101
Chapter 7 Police Training 123
Chapter 8 Human Resources Management 141
Chapter 9 Conflict Management 157
Part IV Charting the Course 181
Chapter 10 Critical Thinking, Planning and Problem-Solving 183
Chapter 11 Evaluation: How do we know when we have Arrived? 211
Chapter 12 Effective Leadership 10 "Can do" Points 221
Chapter 13 Intelligence-Led Policing Pulling it all Together 243
Chapter 14 Epilogue: Future Leadership Strategies 259
Appendix A Law Enforcement Code of Ethics 289
Appendix B Police Code of Conduct 291
Appendix C Canons of Police Ethics 295
EFFECTIVE POLICE LEADERSHIP is reader friendly, inspirational and includes case study applications. The book is a combination of relevant theories and practical applications. It meets the needs of the men and women of law enforcement and students interested in the field of criminal justice.
EFFECTIVE POLICE LEADERSHIP addresses two key leadership requirements: Character and Competence. The book provides police officers the navigational system for developing a can do attitude. The chapters and themes provide a compass for developing vision, inspiration and direction. This book offers practical techniques and can do leadership strategies for over-coming obstacles police leaders encounter everyday.
EFFECTIVE POLICE LEADERSHIP is for police officers and students who aspire to serve in a leadership capacity. This book is an excellent resource for studying future responsibilities and promotional opportunities. The book explores the roles of chief, senior leader, middle manager and sergeant. The chapters and themes develop essential leadership skills that encourage others to follow your leadership in the Twenty-First Century.
EFFECTIVE POLICE LEADERSHIP provides a framework for your professional leadership development. The book will help you answer three essential leadership questions: Where am I going? How will I get there? and How will I know when I have arrived?
This book offers practical guidelines. I believe this book inspires you to reach your fullest potential as an effective police leader. I encourage anyone interested in this topic to consider purchasing this book.