9781439056448

Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

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    9781439056448

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    1439056447

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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Summary

MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition is a practical and straightforward book that focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the complicated interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they share. This new edition has added Chief Shaun LaDue as a contributor to give a practitioner's perspective to management and supervision as well as an emphasis on leadership. Additionally, the text has been reorganized to begin the text focusing on management, and community policing is no longer a stand-alone chapter. The text focuses on post-9/11 policing and includes research on the effects of 9/11 as well as data driven policing, including CompStat policing, intelligence-led policing and evidence based policing. In addition, it also includes discussions on the effects of the current economic crisis on law enforcement, including two 2009 PERF studies and reports. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition presents a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders and covers everything from the newest principles in policing to the exciting technological aids changing the face of law enforcement today, preparing readers to become tomorrow's leaders.

Table of Contents

Management, Supervision, and Leadership: An Overview
Management, Supervision and Leadership
The Organization and Structure of American Policing
The Police Mission: Getting the Job Done
Basic Management/Personal Skills
Communication: A Critical Management Skill
Decision Making and Problem Solving
Time Management: Minute by Minute
Managers and the Skills of Others
Training and Beyond
Promoting Growth and Development
Motivation and Morale
Managing Problems
Discipline and Problem Behaviors
Complaints, Grievances and Conflict
Stress and Related Hazards of the Job
Getting the Job Done . . . Through Others
Deploying Law Enforcement Resources and Improving Productivity
Budgeting and Managing Costs Creatively
Hiring Personnel and Dealing with Unions
Measuring Performance: Assessment and Evaluation
Challenges in Managing for the Future
Appendices
Glossary
Photo Credits
Author Index
Subject Index
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