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Police Patrol: Operations and Management (3rd Edition)

Police Patrol: Operations and Management (3rd Edition)
Author: Charles D. Hale
ISBN 13: 9780131126343
ISBN 10: 131126342
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-08-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 624
List Price: $185.20

Based upon a practical application of theory with the “how-to” of “real world” policing, this book details the core functions of a police agency—covering patrol operations, goals, and strategies. It combines management theory with case study examples taken from small police departments. KEY TOPICS Specific chapter topics discuss police patrol hazards, community-oriented policing, patrol force staffing and deployment, special issues in patrol operations, and upgrading patrol effectiveness.

For police practitioners, field supervisors, and middle managers.