Police Administration: Structures, Processes and Behavior

Police Administration: Structures, Processes and Behavior

by Charles R. Swanson Jr., Leonard Territo, Robert W. Taylor
     
 

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Covers the field of police administration and provides a carefully balanced treatment of its procedural, structural, and behavioral aspects.

Coverage includes stress in police organizations; the plight of core cities which are losing veteran officers to better paying and less hazardous suburban agencies; police suicides, current policing strategies; women officers;

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Covers the field of police administration and provides a carefully balanced treatment of its procedural, structural, and behavioral aspects.

Coverage includes stress in police organizations; the plight of core cities which are losing veteran officers to better paying and less hazardous suburban agencies; police suicides, current policing strategies; women officers; developing quality leadership; the use and misuse of crime statistics; and domestic violence by police officers.

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Fifteen chapters cover varying aspects of the administration of police agencies including the evolution of American policing; politics and administration; organizational theory, design, and communication; leadership; human resource management; stress and police personnel; labor relations; legal aspects of administration; decision making; information systems; financial management; productivity, quality, and evaluation of services; and a look at organizational change and the future. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780024185303
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
10/01/1987
Series:
MacMillan Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
870

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