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The must-read text for criminal justice students, prospective police supervisors, and police promotional exams.

 

Supervision of Police Personnel, Eighth Edition, offers complete coverage of the principles and practices of police supervision for leadership training of supervisors in law enforcement and allied fields. This newly updated text explores relationships involved in individual and group management methods and the practical techniques for carrying out the various responsibilities of the police supervisor. Discussions focus on real issues faced by police supervisors in interpersonal, operational, and administrative relationships. Written by experienced police officers, the text presents time-tested content that is an indispensible resource for promotional exams.

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1   The Supervisor’s Role 

CHAPTER 2   The Supervisor’s Function in Organization, Administration, and Management 

CHAPTER 3   Leadership, Supervision, and Command Presence 

CHAPTER 4   The Training Function: Problems and Approaches to the Instructional Process 

CHAPTER 5   Interpersonal Communications 

CHAPTER 6   Principles of Interviewing

CHAPTER 7   Some Psychological Aspects of Supervision 

CHAPTER 8   Special Problems in Counseling and Remediation 

CHAPTER 9   Employee Dissatisfaction and Grievances 

CHAPTER 10 Discipline: Principles, Policies, and Practices 

CHAPTER 11 Personnel Complaint Investigation Procedures and Techniques 

CHAPTER 12 Personnel Evaluation Systems 

CHAPTER 13 Tactical Deployment of Field Forces 

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