Managing and Leading Today's Police: Challenges, Best Practices, Case Studies, 4th edition

  • Kenneth Peak, 
  • Larry K. Gaines, 
  • Ronald W. Glensor

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Managing and Leading Today's Police gives you an insider's view into the challenging work of police leaders at all levels of management. Using a problem-solving approach, the authors assert "what works" in contemporary police management, while critiquing new strategies, methods and technologies transforming the field.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137403219

Subject: Criminal Justice

Category: Policing / Law Enforcement

Table of contents

1. Leading and Managing Today's Police: Challenges and Opportunities
2. The Dynamics of Police Organizations: Structure and Theories
3. Leadership and Motivation: What Works
4. Communication, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution
5. Human Resource Management: The Foundation for an Effective Police Department
6. Officers' Rights, Discipline, and Liability: A Legal and Policy-Driven Framework
7. Leadership Roles in Labor Relations: "Navigating the Waters" of Police Unionization
8. Financial Administration: "Doing More with Less" Since the Great Recession
9. Ethics and Accountability: Building a Culture of Integrity and Trust
10. Community Policing and Problem-Solving: Addressing Crime and Disorder
11. Officer Wellness, Safety, and Stress: Identifying and Managing Harms
12. Police Productivity: Improving Performance
13. Managing Homeland Security and Critical Events
14. Technologies for the Tasks: Tools for Today's Police Leaders

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