Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behaviors, 10th edition

  • Charles R. Swanson, 
  • Leonard J. Territo, 
  • Robert W. Taylor, 
  • John R. Liederbach

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Overview

Police Administration is a best-selling introduction to police organization and administration. It presents the complex procedures, politics and human relations issues confronting today's police supervisors and administrators. Devoted to providing a contemporary account, the authors make a strong yet balanced case regarding recent and significant changes in policing. Their decades of experience in law enforcement, training and teaching lend unique first-hand insight to their analyses.

The 10th Edition weighs the impact of a range of current issues on policing, including COVID-19 and social unrest aimed at police officers' use of deadly force. Numerous case studies, along with critical-thinking exercises in each chapter, will help you consider the practical application of theories from the text.

Published by Pearson (July 1st 2022) - Copyright © 2023

ISBN-13: 9780137981410

Subject: Criminal Justice

Category: Policing / Law Enforcement

Overview

PART 1: FOUNDATION

  1. The Evolution of Police Administration
  2. Policing Today
  3. Intelligence, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
  4. Politics and Police Administration

PART 2: THE ORGANIZATION AND THE LEADER

  1. Organizational Theory
  2. Organizational Design
  3. Leadership
  4. Planning and Decision Making
  5. Human Resource Management

PART 3: THE MANAGEMENT OF POLICE ORGANIZATIONS

  1. Organizational and Interpersonal Communication
  2. Labor Relations
  3. Financial Management

PART 4: THE MANAGEMENT OF POLICE ORGANIZATIONS

  1. Stress and Police Personnel
  2. Legal Aspects of Police Administration
  3. Organizational Change

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