Police Administration, 3rd Edition
- Larry K. Gaines
- John L. Worrall
- ISBN-10: 1439056390
- ISBN-13: 9781439056394
- 640 Pages | Hardcover
- COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
POLICE ADMINISTRATION, 3rd edition, is a comprehensive yet easy to read, up-to-date introduction to police administration for academic courses and for practitioners preparing for a promotional exam. Practical applications and case studies, usually from specific departments, fully support the theoretical concepts. "On the Job" boxes highlight insights by working police administration professionals. Court cases are provided throughout to promote understanding of legal concepts which apply to the various aspects of administration. The book's real-world focus, backed up by theory, allows students to understand key issues such as conflict resolution, human resources, budgeting and collective bargaining. Actual documents, materials and forms that are used in law enforcement organizations across the country supplement the chapters, giving another layer to the training provided by this text. Current topics of terrorism and homeland security concerns, along with accountability and management of stress and fatigue are covered to equip students with a complete understanding of the intricacies of Police Administration.
Part I: THE NATURE AND SETTING OF POLICE ADMINISTRATION.
1. Introduction to Police Administration.
2. The Environment of Police Administration.
3. Police Administration and Homeland Security.
Part II: ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVES.
4. Foundations of Police Organization.
5. Contemporary Organizational Theories and Management Systems.
Part III: PEOPLE IN THE POLICE ORGANIZATION.
6. Police Leadership.
7. People in the Police Organization.
8. Communication, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution.
9. Managing Stress and Fatigue.
10. Police Human Resource Management.
11. Labor Relations.
Part IV: CONTROL PROCESSES IN POLICE MANAGEMENT.
12. Control and Productivity in the Police Setting.
13. Planning Program and Budgeting.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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