Police Management

Hardcover | April 9, 2002

byRoy Roberg, Jack Kuykendall, Kenneth Novak

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The Third Edition of Police Management, by Roy Roberg, Jack Kuykendall, and Kenneth Novak, presents an interdisciplinary approach to police management, achieving a balance between theory and practice. The text offers students and those interested in managing police organizations an analyticapproach to police managerial issues and practices. Utilizing the most up-to-date data and research to present complex information in an easy-to-understand format. A central theme of the text is viewing the transition from traditional to community policing from a managerial perspective. New topicsor topics significantly expanded include: * Broken Windows Policing/Zero-Tolerance Policing * Neighborhood Building * Problem-Oriented Policing * Cultural Diversity * Planning for Change and Innovation in Police Departments * Leadership Styles and Motivation * Technology * Problems with Police-Community Expectations * Racial Profiling * Police Goals and Measurement * Police Paramilitary Units * Police Culture * Job Redesign and Community Policing * Performance Evaluation and Community Policing A new chapter on Civil Liability has been added. Police Management eases instruction by showing students how to apply police research and contemporary management principles to the challenges of running today's complex police organizations--integrating theory with practice. Roberg, Kuykendall, and Novak emphasize an analytical rather than adescriptive approach to understanding critical issues in police organization and management, as well as providing possible solutions. The text also offers a historical framework for understanding contemporary police management-- putting students in touch with the foundations of modern lawenforcement management. In a problem-solving mode, Police Management discusses and analyzes issues in the transition from traditional police management to more contemporary approaches with particular emphasis on the management of community policing. The authors have utilized an expectation-integration model in organizingthe text, suggesting that effective police management is a function of how well expectations from employees, the community, and the organization are balanced. Case Study boxes introduce the student to recent research and innovative strategies in the delivery of police service. Inside Management boxes provide brief description of real-world managerial problems, issues and operations.

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The Third Edition of Police Management, by Roy Roberg, Jack Kuykendall, and Kenneth Novak, presents an interdisciplinary approach to police management, achieving a balance between theory and practice. The text offers students and those interested in managing police organizations an analyticapproach to police managerial issues and pract...

Roy Roberg and Jack Kuykendall are both at San Jose State University. Kenneth Novak is at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:450 pages, 6.89 × 10.12 × 1.1 inPublished:April 9, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195330110

ISBN - 13:9780195330113

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Chapter 1: Police Management: An IntroductionChapter 2: Management Theory and PracticeChapter 3: Police Models and Community PolicingChapter 4: Organization and Group InfluenceChapter 5: Selection and DiversityChapter 6: Human Resource DevelopmentChapter 7: Motivation and Job DesignChapter 8: LeadershipChapter 9: Planning and EvaluationChapter 10: Control and AccountabilityChapter 11: Behavior, Safety, and StressChapter 12: Resources and OperationsChapter 13: Civil LiabilityChapter 14: Organization Change and DevelopmentChapter 15: Police Management: Challenges Ahead