Police Administration: Structures, Processes and Behavior / Edition 3

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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.

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780024185457
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
  • Publication date: 12/28/1992
  • Series: Criminal Justice Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 7.51 (w) x 10.27 (h) x 1.27 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 The Evolution of American Policing 1
2 Politics and Police Administration: External Influences and Controls 47
3 Organizational Theory 100
4 Concepts of Police Organizational Design 154
5 Leadership 186
6 Organizational and Interpersonal Communication 220
7 Human Resource Management 254
8 Stress and Police Personnel 297
9 Labor Relations 327
10 Legal Aspects of Police Administration 373
11 Planning and Decision Making 445
12 Information Systems and Applications 496
13 Financial Management 550
14 Productivity, Quality, and Evaluation of Services 594
15 Organizational Change and the Future 624
Index 653
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