Police Supervision and Management / Edition 3

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Overview

Based on the authors’ more than 100 years of professional and academic experience, Police Supervision and Management In An Era of Community Policing, Third Edition provides readers with an insider’s view of the challenging and demading world of the police supervisor or manager. Comprehensive, topical, and “real world” in flavor, the book is an ideal choice for acadmic courses in police supervision or management and is an invaluable study tool for police officers preparing for promotional examinations.

New to the Third Edition

Three new chapters:

  • Chapter 11 Unions and Labor Relations
  • Chapter 13 Managing and Supervising Police Operations
  • Chapter 14 Homeland Security and Policing

New or expanded coverage of numerous topics including:

  • Media relations
  • Moving from a “good” to “great” organization
  • Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)
  • The National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Using CompStat
  • Workplace harassment
  • Police initiatives on domestic violence, drug issues, raves, gangs and graffiti, and school violence
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135154663
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/2/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 339,271
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE SUPERVISOR IN A POLICE ORGANIZATION

1. The Dynamics of Police Organizations

2. Role and Responsibilities

3. Leadership and Motivation within the Police Organization

4. Community Policing and Problem Solving

5. Communication and Negotiation

PART TWO: SUPERVISING HUMAN RESOURCES

6. Training, Education, and Professional Development

7. Evaluation Methods and Performance Appraisal

8. Stress, Wellness, and Employee Assistance Programs

9. Ethics, Inappropriate Behaviors, and Liability

10. Officers’ Rights and Discipline

11. Unions and Labor Relations

PART THREE: SUPERVISING THE WORK OF POLICE

12. Deploying and Scheduling Personnel

13. Managing and Supervising Police Operations

14. On Patrol: Responses to Difficult Crime Problems

15. Disasters and Critical Incidents

PART FOUR: MAJOR CHALLENGES

16. Homeland Security and Future Crime Related Issues

Appendix: Advice That Has Stood the Test of Time: Some Practical Counsel

Lao-Tzu’s Views

Analects of Confucius and Machiavelli

Cues for Today’s Supervisors and Managers

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