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Police Supervision and Management, 3rd Edition

Taking a problem-solving approach, this book provides readers with an insider’s view of the challenging and demanding world of the police supervisor or manager. Aimed at first-line supervisors and mid-level managers, it covers basic human resource responsibilities (training and evaluating officers, officer rights, etc.) and day-to-day tasks (deploying and scheduling, responses to crime problems, etc.). This edition includes new chapters on union and labor relations, police operations and homeland security. Throughout, case studies get readers thinking about the issues and exhibits show what some jurisdictions are doing to address problems of crime and disorder. For courses in Police Supervision and/or Management.

From the Back Cover

Based on the authors’ more than 100 years of professional and academic experience, Police Supervision and Management In An Era of Community Policing, Third Edition provides readers with an insider’s view of the challenging and demading world of the police supervisor or manager. Comprehensive, topical, and “real world” in flavor, the book is an ideal choice for acadmic courses in police supervision or management and is an invaluable study tool for police officers preparing for promotional examinations.

New to the Third Edition

Three new chapters:

  • Chapter 11 Unions and Labor Relations
  • Chapter 13 Managing and Supervising Police Operations
  • Chapter 14 Homeland Security and Policing

New or expanded coverage of numerous topics including:

  • Media relations
  • Moving from a “good” to “great” organization
  • Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)
  • The National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Using CompStat
  • Workplace harassment
  • Police initiatives on domestic violence, drug issues, raves, gangs and graffiti, and school violence

Product Details :

  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 3 edition (February 16, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0135154669
  • ISBN-13: 978-0135154663
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.5 x 0.8 inches

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