Police Administration

Author: Charles R. Swanson
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133754057
Release Date: 2016-09-02
Genre: Law

"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."

Police Administration

Author: Charles R. Swanson
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133590609
Release Date: 2016-11-03
Genre: Law

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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.

Police Administration

Author: Charles R. Swanson
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133139860
Release Date: 2012-07-06
Genre: Political Science

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This best-selling text presents a vivid introduction to police organizations that focuses on the procedures, politics and human relations issues police supervisors and administrators must understand in order to succeed. Building on the authors’ decades of collective experience in law enforcement, training, and teaching, Police Administration 8e is recognized by both the academic and law enforcement communities as the authoritative treatment of this topic. Fully updated in this edition, it includes the latest on the evolution of American policing, the organization and the leader, the management of police organizations, and modern organizational issues.

Police Administration

Author: Gary W Cordner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781455731190
Release Date: 2013-01-15
Genre: Social Science

Police Administration provides a thorough overview of what police supervisors and administrators need to know. The text examines police administration from four distinct perspectives: a systems perspective (the interrelatedness among units and organizations); a traditional, structural perspective (administrative principles, management functions, and the importance of written guidelines); a human behavioral perspective (the human element in organizations); and a strategic management perspective (communications and information systems, performance evaluation, strategies and tactics, and promising approaches to increasing police agency effectiveness). In addition to detailed coverage of management functions and organizational principles, the book emphasizes diversity principles and developing police agencies as learning organizations. A concluding chapter covers contemporary issues, including community engagement, collaboration, globalization, racial profiling, mass media and social media, cyber-crime, terrorism, and homeland security. The eighth edition includes analysis of timely matters such as technology, the police intelligence function, information sharing, interagency cooperation, and more. Each chapter is enhanced with learning objectives, discussion questions, and feature boxes. Six case studies with discussion questions provide opportunities for the reader to review real-world situations.

Community Policing

Author: Victor E. Kappeler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317531265
Release Date: 2015-02-13
Genre: Social Science

Community policing is a philosophy and organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate of fighting crime to include forming partnerships with citizenry that endorse mutual support and participation. The first textbook of its kind, Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective delineates this progressive approach, combining the accrued wisdom and experience of its established authors with the latest research-based insights to help students apply what is on the page to the world beyond. This seventh edition extends the road map presented by Robert Trojanowicz, the father of community policing, and brings it into contemporary focus. The text has been revised throughout to include the most current developments in the field, including "Spotlight on Community Policing Practice" features that focus on real-life community policing programs in various cities as well as problem-solving case studies. Also assisting the reader in understanding the material are Learning Objectives, Key Terms, and Discussion Questions, in addition to numerous links to resources outside the text. A glossary and an appendix, "The Ten Principles of Community Policing," further enhance learning of the material.

Police Innovation

Author: David Weisburd
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139454339
Release Date: 2006-05-04
Genre: Social Science

Over the last three decades American policing has gone through a period of significant change and innovation. In what is a relatively short historical time frame the police began to reconsider their fundamental mission, the nature of the core strategies of policing, and the character of their relationships with the communities that they serve. This volume brings together leading police scholars to examine eight major innovations which emerged during this period: community policing, broken windows policing, problem oriented policing, pulling levers policing, third party policing, hot spots policing, Compstat and evidence-based policing. Including advocates and critics of each of the eight police innovations, this comprehensive book assesses the evidence on impacts of police innovation on crime and public safety, the extent of the implementation of these new approaches in police departments, and the dilemmas these approaches have created for police management. This book will appeal to students, scholars and researchers.

Community Policing Partnerships for Problem Solving

Author: Linda S. Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960817
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Genre: Education

With a strong focus on problem solving and community-police partnerships, Miller, Hess, and Orthmann's comprehensive text provides a practical, up-to-date guide to effective community policing. After introducing the history and philosophy of the movement that has profoundly shaped modern police operations, the authors emphasize practical strategies and essential skills to help readers apply effective, real-world problem solving within their communities. In light of high-profile deadly force incidents that have strained the relationships between the community and the police, this edition taps into the recommendations in the Final Report of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and its call for a renewed emphasis on community policing to strengthen public trust and build police legitimacy. And the MindTap that accompanies the text helps students master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Terrorism Intelligence and Homeland Security

Author: Robert W. Taylor
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134818148
Release Date: 2018-01-30
Genre: Intelligence service

For courses covering terrorism. A historical and contemporary view of terrorism, both at home and abroad Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security is a clear, concise introduction to domestic and foreign terrorism and international responses. Drawing on current research, it provides a balanced approach to understanding the issues we face as a nation, including securing the country from threats while still safeguarding civil and personal liberties. Simultaneously historical and contemporary, the text interrelates terrorism, intelligence, and homeland security by focusing on people, ideas, organizations, and movements as well as new issues in the field. The 2nd edition brings new attention to the Islamic State, new domestic threats, and new strategies for combating terrorism. Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security, 2nd Edition, is also available via Revel(TM), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Intelligence Led Policing

Author: Jerry H. Ratcliffe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317510390
Release Date: 2016-04-14
Genre: Social Science

What is intelligence-led policing? Who came up with the idea? Where did it come from? How does it relate to other policing paradigms? What distinguishes an intelligence-led approach to crime reduction? How is it designed to have an impact on crime? Does it prevent crime? These are just a few of the questions that this book seeks to answer. This revised and updated second edition includes new case studies and viewpoints, a revised crime funnel based on new data, and a new chapter examining the expanding role of technology and big data in intelligence-led policing. Most importantly, the author builds upon an updated definition of intelligence-led policing as it has evolved into a framework capable of encompassing more operational police activity than simply organized crime and recidivist offenders. Topics covered in this book include: • The origins and aims of intelligence-led policing • A comparison of intelligence-led policing with other conceptual models of policing • An exploration of analysis concepts and the role of analysis in target-selection • Evaluations of intelligence-led policing as a crime-control strategy Written by an expert in the field, this book offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to intelligence-led policing for students, practitioners and scholars of policing, criminal intelligence and crime analysis. This book will be of particular interest to professionals within the law enforcement environment; senior officers, middle management, analysts and operational staff. A companion website offers a range of resources for students and instructors, including slides, chapter headings with supporting notes, key terms and names, critical-thinking questions, and quizzes.

Proactive Police Management

Author: Edward A. Thibault Ph.D.
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133577501
Release Date: 2014-04-18
Genre: Political Science

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This book is widely used both as a textbook for college and university classes in police management and as a reference text for police managers in dealing with operational issues in their department, as well as for training police supervisors and administrators and is required reading for civil service promotional examinations. Proactive Police Management , 9e, is the widely used text for criminal justice and police science programs that emphasizes a contemporary and proactive approach to police management. Various police management styles are addressed throughout, from traditional scientific management to the behavioral/systems approach to the human relations approach. Its chapters take a realistic look at operational problems that can occur within a police department and how a consultative, proactive management style can help solve and resolve them. Fully updated in this edition, its goal is to reveal how proactive management techniques and new technology are revolutionizing police management today. Teaching and Learning This edition of Proactive Police Management provides a review, analysis, and synthesis of the various approaches to police management, including traditional scientific management, the behavioral/systems approach, and the human relations approach. It provides: Proactive approach to police management: Takes a realistic look at issues and operational problems and discusses various police management styles Strong coverage of technology: The application of new technology continues to revolutionize policing as well as other private and public services in the United States Comprehensive pedagogical features: Gives students the tools to master key concepts faster and more effectively, and provides support for instructors

Understanding Abnormal Behavior

Author: David Sue
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305537606
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Psychology

Featuring current research, high-quality scholarship, and an appealing design, UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 11th Edition, is a balanced, clear introduction to abnormal psychology. Fully updated to reflect the new DSM-5, the new edition features the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders, which visually and conceptually explains how mental illnesses are caused. Throughout the book, a focus on resilience highlights prevention and recovery from the symptoms of various disorders. This edition also continues its emphasis on the multicultural, sociocultural and diversity aspects of abnormal psychology. The authors present material in a lively and engaging manner, connecting topics to real-world case studies, current events, and issues of particular importance and relevance to today's college students. Overall, the book presents an evenhanded treatment of abnormal psychology as both a scientific and a clinical endeavor. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Juvenile Justice

Author: Steven M. Cox
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483321950
Release Date: 2013-11-19
Genre: Law

Brief, focused, and up-to-date, this must-have text by Stephen Cox, Jennifer Allen, and Robert Hanser takes students on a journey through the juvenile justice system by covering topics such as the history of the juvenile justice system, crime measurements, theories of crime causation, the juvenile justice process, community-based sanctions, treatment and rehabilitation, gangs, and international youth crime. Featuring new examples and new illustrations, Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice, Eighth Edition helps readers develop a comprehensive understanding of the interrelationships among theory, policy, and the practical world of juvenile justice today.