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ISBN-10 0135089727ISBN-13 9780135089729
ISBN-10 0136093655ISBN-13 9780136093657
Author(s): Edward A. Thibault; Lawrence M. Lynch; R. Bruce McBride
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 432

For courses in Police Administration and Management.

Widely used throughout criminal justice and police science programs, this book 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.