Proactive Police Management / Edition 6

Proactive Police Management / Edition 6

by Edward A. Thibault, Lawrence M. Lynch, Bruce R. McBride
     
 

Required reading for civil service promotional examinations. "Proactive Police Management" provides a review of the various approaches to police management using a contemporary and proactive approach. The seventh edition has been extensively revised, including new information on technology, operational and fiscal planning, management styles, trainingSee more details below

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Required reading for civil service promotional examinations. "Proactive Police Management" provides a review of the various approaches to police management using a contemporary and proactive approach. The seventh edition has been extensively revised, including new information on technology, operational and fiscal planning, management styles, training techniques, budgeting methods and national security concerns. It continues to balance planning and communication; theory and practice; and authoritative and participatory leadership approaches - emphasizing a consultative management style that enables all stakeholders to effectively anticipate, prevent and react to crime within their community. This book is used for training police supervisors and administrators and is required reading for civil service promotional examinations. The "Prentice Hall's Test Prep Guide to Accompany Proactive Police Management" (ISBN: 0-13-170126-6) is used in conjunction with this title to help law enforcement professionals prepare for their promotional exams. Shows how the combination of new proactive management techniques and the application of new technology are revolutionizing policing. Covers traditional scientific management, the behavioral/systems approach, and the human relations approach. Emphasizes community-policing, problem-oriented policing and intelligence-led policing. Used for training police supervisors and administrators and is required reading for civil service promotional examinations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131122994
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/23/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Historical perspective1
Ch. 2Police culture20
Ch. 3The art and style of proactive police leadership56
Ch. 4Purposes and principles of police organizations87
Ch. 5Operating principles105
Ch. 6Proactive communication and information management117
Ch. 7Proactive police technology for the twenty-first century139
Ch. 8Patrol operations and community policing166
Ch. 9Basic line functions205
Ch. 10Administrative/staff functions247
Ch. 11Auxiliary functions280
Ch. 12Human resources management310
Ch. 13Training360
Ch. 14Proactive planning392
Ch. 15Collective bargaining and police management438
Ch. 16The future of proactive police management462

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