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NCJ Number: 157127 Find in a Library
Title: Managing Police Organizations
Editor(s): G W Cordner; D J Kenney
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 195
Sponsoring Agency: Anderson Publishing Co
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87084-142-4
Sale Source: Anderson Publishing Co
Publicity Director
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume contains 10 articles recently published in the American Journal of Police that focus primarily on the external dimension of police management and the strategic and planning- oriented aspects of the internal dimension.
Abstract: The articles are organized in three sections, the first of which deals with the context of police management, i.e., labor relations, politics, civilian review, and police-minority relations. The second section contains articles on legal issues, including the impact of civil liability, relevant U.S. Supreme Court rulings, and administrative rule-making on police organizations. The final section contains articles on measuring police performance, police ethics, and the impact of future demographic trends on police administration. Chapter references
Main Term(s): Police management
Index Term(s): Future trends; Legal liability; Police organizational structure; Police performance evaluation
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