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NCJ Number: 90430 Find in a Library
Title: Fundamentals of Urban Police Supervision
Corporate Author: Kentucky Dept of Criminal Justice Training
United States of America
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: Kentucky Dept of Criminal Justice Training
Richmond, KY 40475
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Using the format of the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council's curriculum development form, this paper presents the objectives, targeted students, teaching methods, equipment, resources, testing methods, and content of a curriculum on the fundamentals of urban police supervision.
Abstract: The course is designed to meet the basic supervisory training needs of a large urban or metropolitan police agency by preparing the student to identify problems confronting the new supervisor and apply the techniques appropriate for dealing with these problems. The student will also be able to identify the duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of the supervisor. Units cover the transition from patrol officer to supervisor; the role of the supervisor; leadership techniques; motivational techniques; supervisory reporting and communications; conflict, cooperation, and morale; vicarious liabilities of supervisors; personnel evaluation; and discipline problems. The objective of each unit is specified, and the hours allotted for each topic are listed. Teaching methods include lecture-forum, student projects, and 'in-basket' problems. Other information included is the reference material used in developing the traiing program, a list of equipment needed, and the logistics required for the training.
Index Term(s): Curriculum; Kentucky; Lesson plans; Police management training; Staff development training; Supervisory training; Teaching/training techniques
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