Effective Police Supervision

Effective Police Supervision

by Harry W. More, W. Fred Wegener
     
 

ISBN-10: 0870845888

ISBN-13: 9780870845888

Pub. Date: 05/28/1989

Publisher: Anderson Publishing Company OH

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve

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Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve personal and organizational problems. It provides readers with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational dynamics, with a focus on effectiveness as well as proficiency, and on how a supervisor can help to create an effective organization. This book is also a vital tool in the preparation of police officers for promotional exams.

This revised and updated edition includes new material throughout on police accountability, police involvement with news media, dealing with social media, and avoiding scandals. Each chapter includes important key terms and opens with a case study to illustrate important concepts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870845888
Publisher:
Anderson Publishing Company OH
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Pages:
300

Table of Contents

1. Supervision — The Management Task 2. Community-Oriented Policing and Problem Solving — Improving Neighborhood Quality of Life 3. Interpersonal Communications — Striving for Effectiveness 4. Motivation — A Prerequisite for Success 5. Leadership — The Integrative Variable 6. Team Building — Maximizing the Group Process 7. Change — Coping with Organizational Life 8. Performance Appraisal — The Key to Police Personnel Development 9. Training, Coaching, Counseling, and Mentoring — Helping Officers Grow and Develop 10. Discipline — An Essential Element of Police Supervision 11. Internal Discipline — A System of Accountability 12. Supervising the Difficult Employee — Special Considerations 13. Supervising Minorities — Respecting Individual and Cultural Differences 14. Tactical Operations — Critical Incident Deployment 15. Labor Relations — Problem Solving through Constructive Conflict 16. Homeland Security and Terrorism — A Changing Role

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