Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement / Edition 6

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MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition is a practical and straightforward book that focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the complicated interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they share. This new edition has added Chief Shaun LaDue as a contributor to give a practitioner's perspective to management and supervision as well as an emphasis on leadership. Additionally, the text has been reorganized to begin the text focusing on management, and community policing is no longer a stand-alone chapter. The text focuses on post-9/11 policing and includes research on the effects of 9/11 as well as data driven policing, including CompStat policing, intelligence-led policing and evidence based policing. In addition, it also includes discussions on the effects of the current economic crisis on law enforcement, including two 2009 PERF studies and reports. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition presents a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders and covers everything from the newest principles in policing to the exciting technological aids changing the face of law enforcement today, preparing readers to become tomorrow's leaders.

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"This is an excellent text and very appealing for classroom use. Moreover, this is a textbook I would encourage students entering the Graduate program, or career field, to keep as a handbook and reference." George Franks, Stephen F. Austin State University

"The guiding questions and strong introduction in each chapter as well as the treatment of topics, combine with its other attributes to provide a user-friendly and relevant text."Richard Hough, University of West Florida

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439056448
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 696
  • Sales rank: 174,583
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Kären Matison Hess, PhD., (d. 2010) wrote extensively in law enforcement and criminal justice, gaining a respected reputation for the consistent pedagogical style around which she structured each textbook. She developed the original edition of MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT with Wayne Bennett and carried it through four very successful revisions; much of her work and influence remains unchanged in this new edition.

Christine Hess Orthmann holds an M.S. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati and has been writing and researching in various aspects of criminal justice for over 20 years. She is a coauthor of COMMUNITY POLICING: PARTNERSHIPS FOR PROBLEM SOLVING (7th Edition), CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (6th Edition), CORRECTIONS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, Criminal Investigation (10th Edition), INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (11th Edition), JUVENILE JUSTICE (6th Edition), and POLICE OPERATIONS (6th Edition), as well as a major contributor to INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY (5th Edition), and CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION (6th Edition). She is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Society of Criminology (ASC), the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA), and the National Criminal Justice Honor Society (Alpha Phi Sigma), and is a reserve officer with the Rosemount (Minnesota) Police Department.

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Table of Contents

Part I: MANAGEMENT, SUPERVISION, AND LEADERSHIP: AN OVERVIEW. 1. Management, Supervision and Leadership. 2. The Organization and Structure of American Policing. 3. The Police Mission: Getting the Job Done. Part II: BASIC MANAGEMENT/PERSONAL SKILLS. 4. Communication: A Critical Management Skill. 5. Decision Making and Problem Solving. 6. Time Management: Minute by Minute. Part III: MANAGERS AND THE SKILLS OF OTHERS. 7. Training and Beyond. 8. Promoting Growth and Development. 9. Motivation and Morale. Part IV: MANAGING PROBLEMS. 10. Discipline and Problem Behaviors. 11. Complaints, Grievances and Conflict. 12. Stress and Related Hazards of the Job. Part V: GETTING THE JOB DONE . . . THROUGH OTHERS. 13. Deploying Law Enforcement Resources and Improving Productivity. 14. Budgeting and Managing Costs Creatively. 15. Hiring Personnel and Dealing with Unions. 16. Measuring Performance: Assessment and Evaluation. 17. Challenges in Managing for the Future. Appendices. Glossary. Photo Credits. Author Index. Subject Index.

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