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NCJ Number: 48494 Find in a Library
Title: ELEMENTS OF POLICE SUPERVISION, 2ND ED.
Author(s): W B MELNICOE; J C MENNIG
Corporate Author: Glencoe Publishing Co, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 333
Sponsoring Agency: Glencoe Publishing Co, Inc
Encino, CA 91316
Sale Source: Glencoe Publishing Co, Inc
17337 Ventura Boulevard
Encino, CA 91316
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS VOLUME PRESENTS CONTEMPORARY THINKING IN THE FIELD OF POLICE SUPERVISION AND COVERS ADVANCES IN SUPERVISORY TECHNIQUES, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE UNIQUE PROBLEMS OF POLICE OFFICERS.
Abstract: PROPER IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICIES AND PROCEDURES RESTS WITH THE SUPERVISORS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES. ACCORDINGLY, THE PRACTICAL ELEMENTS OF THE POLICE SUPERVISORY FUNCTION ARE OUTLINED, WITH ATTENTION TO THE POLICE ENVIRONMENT, THE SUPERVISOR'S ROLE IN MANAGEMENT, THE SELECTION OF SUPERVISORS, THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF SUPERVISION, MOTIVATION, LEADERSHIP, MORALE, THE ROLE OF EMPLOYEE GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS, DISCIPLINE, COMMUNICATION, COUNSELING AND INTERVIEWING, COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES, DECISIONMAKING AND PLANNING, WORK PLANNING, PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL, WOMEN SUPERVISORS, AND THE SUPERVISORY TRAINING FUNCTION. THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS ARE APPENDED: AN EXAMPLE OF A GENERAL ORDER REGARDING COMPLAINTS OF POLICE MISCONDUCT; A COMPLAINT FORM USED BY THE OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, POLICE DEPARTMENT; A PERSONNEL EVALUATION FORM; AN EXAMPLE OF A GENERAL ORDER REGARDING PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT STATUS; AN OUTLINE OF THE SUPERVISORY TRAINING COURSE USED BY THE MUNICIPAL POLICE TRAINING COUNCIL OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; A SUPERVISOR'S RATING SCALE, A FORM FOR RATING SUPERVISORS, AND A SELF-ANALYSIS QUESTIONNAIRE FOR SUPERVISORS USED IN A CALIFORNIA PROGRAM FOR POLICE OFFICERS' TRAINING; A FIELD TRAINING GUIDE USED BY THE OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, POLICE DEPARTMENT; AND COURSE AND PROGRAM CURRICULUMS MEETING TRAINING SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS FOR CALIFORNIA POLICE OFFICERS. REFERENCE NOTES AND DISCUSSION QUESTIONS ARE PROVIDED AT THE CLOSE OF EACH CHAPTER. AN INDEX IS INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Personnel evaluation; Planning; Police command and control; Police management; Police personnel; Police women; Psychology; Supervision; Supervisory training
Note: GLENCOE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERIES
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