Police Administration Structures, Processes and Behavior

ISBN-10: 0131123114
ISBN-13: 9780131123113
Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)
List price: $104.40
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Book details

List price: $104.40
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/5/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

For courses in Police Administration, Management, and Supervision. The best-selling, most comprehensive text available for police administration & management, Police Administration 6/e presents a carefully researched and vivid introduction to police organizations that focuses on the procedures, politics and human relations issues that law enforcement managers and administrators must understand in order to succeed. Representing the collective experience of the authors' decades of experience in law enforcement, training, and teaching, Police Administration 6/e is recognized by both the academic and law enforcement communities as the authoritative treatment of this important topic.

Charles R. "Mike" Swanson received his bachelor and master's degrees in criminology from Florida State University and a doctorate in public administration from the University of Georgia, where he is a faculty member in the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. His primary responsibilities include providing applied research, technical assistance, and training to Georgia units of state and local government. A former patrol officer and detective with the Tampa Police Department, he also served as Senior Police Planner and Acting Deputy Director of the Florida Governor's Law Enforcement Council. Mike has coauthored five books and is the author or coauthor of numerous monographs, articles, and conference papers.

Leonard Territo is Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Previously, he was Chief Deputy of the Leon County, Florida, Sheriff's Office, and Served for nine years in the patrol, traffic, detective, and personnel and training divisions of the Tampa Police Department. He is former Chairperson of the Department of Police Administration at St. Petersburg Junior College, where he also directed specialized continuing education programs for police officers through the Florida Institute for Law Enforcement. He has authored or coauthored numerous articles and technical reports, as well as eight books, including Police Adminstration: Structures, Process, and Behavior, and Crime and Justice in America.

The Evolution of American Policing.
Community Policing.
Politics and Police Administration: External Influences and Controls.
Organizational Theory.
Concepts of Police Organizational Design.
Leadership.
Organizational and Interpersonal Communication.
Human Resource Management.
Stress and Police Personnel.
Labor Relations.
Legal Aspects of Police Administration.
Planning and Decision-Making.
Financial Management.
Productivity, Quality, and Program Evaluation: Measuring Organizational Performance.
Organizational Change and the Future.

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