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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