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Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior (7th Edition)

Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior (7th Edition)
Author: Charles R. Swanson - Leonard J. Territo - Robert E
ISBN 13: 9780131589339
ISBN 10: 131589334
Edition: 7
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2007-11-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 720
List Price: $143.60

The best-selling, most comprehensive book available for police administration & management, Police Administration 7/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 7/e is recognized by both the academic and law enforcement communities as the authoritative treatment of this important topic.


Fifteen chapters cover varying aspects of the administration of police agencies including the evolution of American policing; politics and administration; organizational theory, design, and communication; leadership; human resource management; stress and police personnel; labor relations; legal aspects of administration; decision making; information systems; financial management; productivity, quality, and evaluation of services; and a look at organizational change and the future. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.