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Overview

Taking a problem-solving approach, this book provides readers with an insider’s view of the challenging and demanding world of the police supervisor or manager. Aimed at first-line supervisors and mid-level managers, it covers basic human resource responsibilities (training and evaluating officers, officer rights, etc.) and day-to-day tasks (deploying and scheduling, responses to crime problems, etc.). This edition includes new chapters on union and labor relations, police operations and homeland security. Throughout, case studies get readers thinking about the issues and exhibits show what some jurisdictions are doing to address problems of crime and disorder. For courses in Police Supervision and/or Management.

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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: 425,617
  • 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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