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NCJ Number: 64683 Find in a Library
Title: LOCAL GOVERNMENT POLICE MANAGEMENT STUDY GUIDE
Author(s): R E HENDAL
Corporate Author: Davis Publishing Co
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 270
Sponsoring Agency: Davis Publishing Co
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Sale Source: Davis Publishing Co
250 Potrero Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS STUDY GUIDE PROVIDES POLICE CHIEFS AND OTHER COMMAND OFFICERS WITH INFORMATION ON POLICE MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, METHODS FOR POLICE DEPARTMENT OPERATION, AND POLICE MANAGEMENT-GOVERNMENT RELATIONS.
Abstract: THE SELF-STUDY GUIDE ACCOMPANIES THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT POLICE MANAGEMENT COMPONENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CITY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION'S MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT SERIES. IT IS DESIGNED TO AID PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE PREPARING TO COMPETE IN PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS AND TO HELP STUDENTS PURSUING A CAREER IN POLICE ADMINISTRATION. CIVIL SERVICE CANDIDATES CAN BE HELPED IN THREE WAYS BY THE GUIDE: (1) TEST CANDIDATE KNOWLEDGE OF POLICE ADMINISTRATION, (2) HELP STUDENTS DETERMINE THEIR ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE IN ANSWERING CIVIL SERVICE QUESTIONS CORRECTLY, AND (3) AID IN BECOMING 'TEST WISE' BY HELPING CANDIDATES BECOME ACCUSTOMED TO CIVIL SERVICE WORDING AND FORMAT. FOLLOWING AN OVERVIEW, THE GUIDE FOCUSES ON POLICE ORGANIZATION, LINE OPERATIONS, STAFF SERVICES, ANCILLARY SERVICES, AND THE FUTURE. EACH CHAPTER CONSISTS OF MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS. ANSWER KEYS ARE ALSO PROVIDED. (DEP)
Index Term(s): International City Management Association; Police management; Police personnel; Self instructional materials
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