Police Administration: Structures, Processes and Behavior / Edition 3

Police Administration: Structures, Processes and Behavior / Edition 3

by Leonard Territo, Robert W. Taylor, Leonard Territo, Robert W. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0024185450

ISBN-13: 9780024185457

Pub. Date: 12/28/1992

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780024185457
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/28/1992
Series:
Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
7.51(w) x 10.27(h) x 1.27(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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