9780135154373

Justice Administration

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135154373

  • ISBN10:

    0135154375

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/30/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Justice Administration, 6/e, is the only single-author book of its kind-exploring administration from a systems perspective that looks at administrative issues and practices for all three branches: police, courts and corrections. Drawing on the authorrs"s 35 years of experience, the text offers an authentic and unique real-world perspective and includes thirty case studies throughout. This revision addresses many new topics-from technological advances to future trends-and introduces students to the practical aspects of justice administration.

Table of Contents

The Supervisor in a Police Organization
The Dynamics of Police Organizations
Role and Responsibilities
Leadership and Motivation within the Police Organization
Community Policing and Problem Solving
Communication and Negotiation
Supervising Human Resources
Training, Education, and Professional Development
Evaluation Methods and Performance Appraisal
Stress, Wellness, and Employee Assistance Programs
Ethics, Inappropriate Behaviors, and Liability
Officersrsquo; Rights and Discipline
Union and Labor Relations
Supervising the Work of Police
Deploying and Scheduling Personnel
Managing and Supervising Police Operations
On Patrol: Responses to Difficult Crime Problems
Disasters and Critical Incidents
Major Challenges
Homeland Security and Policing
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Excellent book March 10, 2011
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I received this textbook so quickly as I needed it sooner as my class was starting and it came before the requirements and the seller came through for me . This textbook provided me with the details I was looking for and the information was presented in a very interesting way. This book offers an authentic and unique real-world perspective and includes thirty case studies throughout. It really introduced me to the practical aspects of justice administration and it helped me throughout my study.
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