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Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior

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Edition:
4th
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9780136915522

ISBN10:
0136915523
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

Covers the field of police administration and provides a carefully balanced treatment of its procedural, structural, and behavioral aspects. Coverage includes stress in police organizations; the plight of core cities which are losing veteran officers to better paying and less hazardous suburban agencies; police suicides, current policing strategies; women officers; developing quality leadership; the use and misuse of crime statistics; and domestic violence by police officers.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 The Evolution of American Policing
1(46)
Introduction
1(1)
Politics and Administration
2(1)
Police Professionalization
3(4)
The Role of the Police
7(1)
The Impact of Education
7(2)
Research on Traditional Policing
9(6)
Community Policing
15(16)
Problems with Community Policing
31(10)
Summary
41(1)
Discussion Questions
42(1)
Notes
42(5)
2 Politics and Police Administration: External Influences and Controls
47(53)
Introduction
47(1)
Police Accountability
48(12)
The Roles of State and Local Government in Law Enforcement
60(2)
Local Political Forces
62(12)
State Prosecutor
74(2)
The Judiciary
76(3)
Citizen Involvement
79(3)
News Media
82(5)
Political Violence and Terrorism
87(7)
Summary
94(2)
Discussion Questions
96(1)
Notes
96(4)
3 Organizational Theory
100(54)
Introduction
100(1)
Traditional Organizational Theory
101(13)
Open Systems Theory
114(26)
Bridging Theories
140(4)
Synthesis and Prognosis
144(4)
Summary
148(1)
Discussion Questions
149(1)
Notes
149(5)
4 Concepts of Police Organizational Design
154(32)
Introduction
154(1)
Organizing: An Overview
154(5)
Organizational Structure and Design
159(8)
Types of Organizational Design
167(6)
Organizational Structure and Community Policing
173(7)
Line and Staff Relationships in Police Agencies
180(3)
Summary
183(1)
Discussion Questions
183(1)
Notes
184(2)
5 Leadership
186(34)
Introduction
186(1)
Leadership and Performance
186(3)
The Nature of Leadership, Authority, and Power
189(1)
The Power Motivation of Police Managers
190(2)
The Leadership Skill Mix
192(2)
Theories of Leadership
194(2)
Styles of Leadership
196(4)
The Leader and Conflict
210(3)
Leadership and Organizational Control
213(2)
Summary
215(1)
Discussion Questions
216(1)
Notes
216(4)
6 Organizational and Interpersonal Communication
220(34)
Introduction
220(1)
The Communication Process
220(2)
Communication Barriers
222(1)
Organizational Communication
223(7)
Interpersonal Styles of Communication: The Johari Window
230(5)
Cross-Gender Communications
235(6)
Cross-Cultural Diversity in Communication
241(6)
Oral or Written Communication
247(4)
Summary
251(1)
Discussion Questions
251(1)
Notes
252(2)
7 Human Resource Management
254(43)
Introduction
254(1)
Functions of the Human Resource Management Unit
255(1)
Police Personnel Selection and the Americans with Disabilities Act
256(7)
The Police Personnel Selection Process
263(13)
The Recruit Academy, Probationary Period, and Career Status
276(4)
Performance Evaluation
280(1)
Salary Administration
281(3)
Assessment Centers
284(4)
Recovering the Cost of Training Police Officers
288(2)
Employing Civilians in Police Work
290(3)
Summary
293(1)
Discussion Questions
294(1)
Notes
294(3)
8 Stress and Police Personnel
297(30)
Introduction
297(1)
What Is Stress?
297(4)
Stress in Law Enforcement
301(1)
Job Stress in Police Officers
301(2)
Police Stressors
303(1)
Alcoholism and Police Officers
303(5)
Drug Use by Police Officers
308(7)
Critical Incident Stress
315(5)
Police Domestic Violence
320(1)
Responding to Stress
321(2)
Summary
323(1)
Discussion Questions
324(1)
Notes
324(3)
9 Labor Relations
327(46)
Introduction
327(1)
The Unionization of the Police
327(3)
The Impact of Unions
330(3)
The Basis for Collective Bargaining
333(3)
Employee Organizations
336(4)
Establishing the Bargaining Relationship
340(4)
Negotiations
344(9)
Grievances
353(3)
Job Actions
356(8)
The Use of Surveillance in the Labor-Management Relationship
364(1)
Administrative Reaction to Job Actions
365(3)
Summary
368(1)
Discussion Questions
369(1)
Notes
370(3)
10 Legal Aspects of Police Administration
373(72)
Introduction
373(1)
Liability for Police Conduct
373(1)
Basic Types of Police Tort Actions
374(5)
Who Can Be Sued?
379(5)
Scope of Liability
384(3)
Immunities
387(1)
Trends in Tort Liability for Police Supervisors and Administrators
387(3)
Administrative Discipline: Due Process for Police Officers
390(4)
Constitutional Rights of Police Officers
394(1)
Other First Amendment Rights
395(3)
Searches and Seizures
398(2)
Right Against Self-Incrimination
400(2)
Other Grounds for Disciplinary Action
402(2)
Residency Requirements
404(1)
Religious Belief or Practice
405(1)
Moonlighting
406(2)
Misuse of Firearms and Deadly Force
408(5)
Police Liability and High-Speed Pursuit
413(5)
Testing in the Work Environment
418(3)
Terms and Conditions of Employment
421(1)
Age-Based Hiring and Retirement Policies
422(1)
Sexual Harassment
423(8)
Prevention of Workplace Harassment
431(2)
Summary
433(2)
Discussion Questions
435(1)
Notes
435(10)
11 Planning and Decision Making
445(51)
Introduction
445(1)
Planning
446(1)
Planning Approaches
447(1)
Types of Plans
458(1)
Effective Plans
459(2)
Planning and Decision Making
461(1)
Decision Making
461(6)
Decision Making During Crisis Incidents
467(11)
Group Decision Making
478(6)
Personality Characteristics of Decision Making
484(3)
Common Errors in Decision Making
487(2)
Summary
489(1)
Discussion Questions
490(1)
Notes
490(6)
12 Information Systems and Applications
496(54)
Introduction
496(1)
Understanding Computer Systems
496(4)
Networking Technologies
500(10)
Planning for Computerization
510(3)
Operations
513(14)
Management and Administration
527(3)
Communications and Manpower Allocation Design
530(6)
Training
536(3)
The Impact of Automation on Law Enforcement
539(5)
Information Systems and Community Policing
544(2)
Summary
546(1)
Discussion Questions
546(1)
Notes
547(3)
13 Financial Management
550(44)
Introduction
550(1)
Politics and Financial Management
551(1)
State and Local Financial Management
552(1)
Definitions of a Budget
553(1)
The Budget Cycle and Roles
554(16)
Budget Formats
570(14)
Strategies for Supplementing the Police Budget
584(6)
Summary
590(1)
Discussion Questions
590(1)
Notes
591(3)
14 Productivity, Quality, and Evaluation of Services
594(30)
Introduction
594(1)
Productivity
594(21)
Program Evaluation
615(5)
Summary
620(1)
Discussion Questions
621(1)
Notes
621(3)
15 Organizational Change and the Future
624(29)
Introduction
624(1)
Why Change Occurs
624(5)
The Change Agent
629(1)
Organizational Development (OD)
630(1)
Change Agent Errors
631(1)
Internal Versus External Change Agents
631(2)
Locating External Change Agents
633(1)
Research Techniques
634(2)
Methods of Organizational Change
636(2)
Changing Organizational Structures and Systems
638(1)
Radical Versus Gradual Change
638(2)
Resistance to Change
640(2)
Success and Failure Patterns in a Planned Change
642(4)
Police Futures Research
646(2)
Summary
648(1)
Discussion Questions
649(1)
Notes
650(3)
Index 653


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