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Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior, 9th edition

  • Charles R. Swanson
  • Leonard J. Territo
  • Robert E. Taylor

Published by Pearson (August 24th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

9th edition

Overview

For courses in police organization, management, and administration.

 

Introduction to police organization and administration illustrated with visual aids, case studies, and real-life experiences

Built on the foundation of its authors’ decades of experience in law enforcement, training, and teaching, and updated to reflect recent subjects and concerns in the field of police work, this Ninth Edition of Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior blends a comprehensive introduction to police administration with key supporting details. Content is comprehensively illustrated with relevant, never-before-seen photographs, original tables and diagrams, cases studies, and “Current Event” boxes that provide thorough explanations of recent events. In this updated edition, the authors explore the evolution of American policing and modern organizational issues. This best-selling text vividly and effectively introduces students to the procedures, politics, and human relations issues that police supervisors and administrators must understand in order to succeed.

Table of contents

Part I: Foundations

1. The Evolution of Police Administration

2. Policing Today

3. Intelligence, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

4. Politics and Police Administration

 

Part II: The Organization and the Leader

5. Organizational Theory

6. Organizational Design

7. Leadership

8. Planning and Decision Making

9. Human Resource Management

 

Part III: The Management of Police Organizations

10. Organizational and Interpersonal Communication

11. Labor Relations

12. Financial Management

 

Part Four: Organizational Issues

13. Stress and Police Personnel

14. Legal Aspects of Police Administration

15. Organizational Change

 

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