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Police Administration / Edition 7
     

Police Administration / Edition 7

by Gary W. Cordner, Kathryn E. Scarborough
 

ISBN-10: 1422463249

ISBN-13: 9781422463246

Pub. Date: 02/26/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This textbook offers three perspectives on police administration—a traditional administrative perspective, a human (or behavioral) perspective, and a strategic management perspective. These are related to basic considerations like the nature of police work, the structure of the law enforcement organization, and the goals of policing. Nine case studies detail

Overview

This textbook offers three perspectives on police administration—a traditional administrative perspective, a human (or behavioral) perspective, and a strategic management perspective. These are related to basic considerations like the nature of police work, the structure of the law enforcement organization, and the goals of policing. Nine case studies detail various approaches. A companion study guide includes review material, key terms, discussion questions, and practice quizzes for each chapter. The authors are affiliated with Eastern Kentucky University. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422463246
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/26/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
548
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Basic Considerations 1. Introduction to Police Administration 2. The Nature of Police Work 3. Police Goals and Systems 4. Police Organizational Tasks Part Two: The Traditional Perspective 5. Principles and Policies in the Police Organization 6. Functions of Police Management 7. The Police Executive Part Three: The Human Perspective 8. Individuals and Groups in the Police Organization 9. Developing the Police Organization 10. Leadership in the Police Organization Part Four: The Strategic Management Perspective 11. Information in the Police Organization 12. Evaluating Police Performance 13. Police Strategies and Tactics 14. Police and Homeland Security 15. Contemporary Issues in Police Administration

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