Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement

ISBN-13: 9781439880340

ISBN-10: 1439880344

Author: Cliff Roberson, Michael L. Birzer, Gerald J. Bayens

Edition: 1

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CRC Press
Hardcover 390 pages
Law, Sociology, Management, Criminology, Criminal Law
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Acknowledged author Cliff Roberson wrote Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement comprising 390 pages back in 2012. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1439880344 and 9781439880340. Since then Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $3.61 or rent at the marketplace.


Effective police organizations are run with sound leadership and management strategies that take into account the myriad of challenges that confront today’s law enforcement professionals. Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement is a comprehensive and accessible textbook exploring critical issues of leadership within police agencies. Every chapter includes key concepts, definitions, chapter objectives, and review questions. Organized in logical fashion, each new chapter builds on previous material for quick assimilation. Topics include: The evolution of the modern police department Leadership approaches and management theories Organizational structure of a police department Strategic short- and long-term planning Business approaches, including Six Sigma and COMPSTAT New technology such as computer-aided dispatch, vehicle monitoring, and crime mapping Managing police stress and the work environment Recruitment and training Legislative issues impacting police, including Title VII Policing in an era of advanced homeland security Ethical issues Suitable for a one-semester course, the book’s easy reading style minimizes the need for memorization and reinforces salient points through boxed highlighted areas. Written by three renowned criminal justice experts, this volume encourages readers to think expansively and develop new insights into the future direction of police leadership and management.