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Police Administration: A Leadership Approach

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Police Administration: A Leadership Approachwas written to support the need for a text that addresses supervision and management as well as ethics, leadership, and the principles of policing that form the foundation for efficient, effective, and lawful administration of the modern police service. Unlike other texts, this book blends theory with practice. It presents a foundation for the administration and management of a police agency in a logical, flexible, and understandable step-by step process.

Table of Contents


PART I: Introduction to Police Administration

1 Police Administration: A Perspective

2 Policing Strategies

3 Challenges Facing Police Organizations

PART II: Planning, Budgeting, Organization Design, and Assessment

4 The Nature and Practice of Planning

5 Budgeting and Fiscal Management

6 Organizational Design

7 Organizational Performance Assessment and Evaluation

PART III: Human Resource Management

8 Hiring in the Spirit of Service

9 The Power and Practice of Effective Communication

10 Training, Development, and Deployment of Human Resources

11 Leadership and Supervision

12 Human Relations Challenges in a Police Agency

PART IV: Collateral Functions and Future Trends

13 Legal Aspects of Police Administration

14 Procurement and Facilities Management

15 The Future of Police Administration


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