Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior / Edition 7

Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior / Edition 7

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

The best-selling, most comprehensive book available for police administration & management, Police Administration 7/e presents a carefully researched and vivid introduction to police organizations that focuses on the procedures, politics and human relations issues that law enforcement managers and administrators must understand in order to succeed. Representing the

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The best-selling, most comprehensive book available for police administration & management, Police Administration 7/e presents a carefully researched and vivid introduction to police organizations that focuses on the procedures, politics and human relations issues that law enforcement managers and administrators must understand in order to succeed. Representing the collective experience of the authors' decades of experience in law enforcement, training, and teaching, Police Administration 7/e is recognized by both the academic and law enforcement communities as the authoritative treatment of this important topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131589339
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/05/2007
Series:
Pearson Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
1,252,693
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 11.18(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1The Evolution of American Policing1
2Politics and Police Administration: External Influences and Controls47
3Organizational Theory100
4Concepts of Police Organizational Design154
5Leadership186
6Organizational and Interpersonal Communication220
7Human Resource Management254
8Stress and Police Personnel297
9Labor Relations327
10Legal Aspects of Police Administration373
11Planning and Decision Making445
12Information Systems and Applications496
13Financial Management550
14Productivity, Quality, and Evaluation of Services594
15Organizational Change and the Future624
Index653

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