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Effective Police Supervision / Edition 6
     

Effective Police Supervision / Edition 6

by Taylor and Francis, Larry S. Miller
 

ISBN-10: 1437755860

ISBN-13: 9781437755862

Pub. Date: 12/01/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A vital tool in the preparation of police officers for promotion, this book addresses important areas that police supervisors must understand if they are to make a significant contribution to the law enforcement agency and function as positive supervisors. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve

Overview

A vital tool in the preparation of police officers for promotion, this book addresses important areas that police supervisors must understand if they are to make a significant contribution to the law enforcement agency and function as positive supervisors. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve personal and organizational problems. This creates a focus on effectiveness as well as proficiency, and on how a supervisor can help to create an effective organization.


  • Each chapter opens with a case study to illustrate the concept and includes key terms.

  • Used nationwide for police promotional exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437755862
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Supervision — The Management Task

2. Community Policing — Serving the Neighborhoods

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. 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. Police Training — An Investment in Human Resources

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