Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

  • AUTHORS: Kären Matison Hess; Christine Hess Orthmann
  • ISBN-13: 9781439056448 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 608 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2004, 2001
  • ©2012     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition is a practical and straightforward book that focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the complicated interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they share. This new edition adds Chief Shaun LaDue as a contributor to give a practitioner's perspective to management and supervision. Additionally, the text has an increased emphasis on leadership and has been reorganized to begin the text focusing on management. The text focuses on post-9/11 policing and includes research on the effects of 9/11 as well as data driven policing, including CompStat policing, intelligence-led policing and evidence based policing. The text also includes discussions on the effects of the current economic crisis on law enforcement, including two 2009 PERF studies and reports. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition presents a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders and covers everything from the newest principles in policing to the exciting technological aids changing the face of law enforcement today, preparing readers to become tomorrow's leaders.

Features

  • Presents a comprehensive, but not overwhelming, overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders and illustrates the best-known methods and practices of police leadership and management while also turning an eye to the future.
  • Built on three themes: participatory leadership and empowerment; enlisting citizen assistance in improving community safety; and accepting change as inevitable and moving to a more humanistic, participatory model of law enforcement.
  • Accessible style with a solid foundation in the latest research, guiding readers through the complexities of management and administration in law enforcement.
  • Outstanding coverage of conflict resolution, police stress, and the theory and practical applications of culture and growth.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Kären Matison Hess

    The late Kären Matison Hess, PhD, wrote extensively in law enforcement and criminal justice, gaining a respected reputation for the consistent pedagogical style around which she structured each textbook. She co-authored multiple editions of MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, JUVENILE JUSTICE, and INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE in addition to CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM; much of her work and influence remains unchanged in this new edition.

  • Christine Hess Orthmann

    Christine Hess Orthmann holds an M.S. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati and has been writing and researching in various aspects of criminal justice for over 20 years. She is the author of numerous Cengage Learning textbooks, a former reserve officer with the Rosemount (Minnesota) Police Department, and a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Society of Criminology (ASC), the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA), and the National Criminal Justice Honor Society (Alpha Phi Sigma).

Table of Contents

Part I: MANAGEMENT, SUPERVISION, AND LEADERSHIP: AN OVERVIEW.
1. Management, Supervision and Leadership.
2. The Organization and Structure of American Policing.
3. The Police Mission: Getting the Job Done.
Part II: BASIC MANAGEMENT/PERSONAL SKILLS.
4. Communication: A Critical Management Skill.
5. Decision Making and Problem Solving.
6. Time Management: Minute by Minute.
Part III: MANAGERS AND THE SKILLS OF OTHERS.
7. Training and Beyond.
8. Promoting Growth and Development.
9. Motivation and Morale.
Part IV: MANAGING PROBLEMS.
10. Discipline and Problem Behaviors.
11. Complaints, Grievances and Conflict.
12. Stress and Related Hazards of the Job.
Part V: GETTING THE JOB DONE . . . THROUGH OTHERS.
13. Deploying Law Enforcement Resources and Improving Productivity.
14. Budgeting and Managing Costs Creatively.
15. Hiring Personnel and Dealing with Unions.
16. Measuring Performance: Assessment and Evaluation.
17. Challenges in Managing for the Future.
Appendices.
Glossary.
Photo Credits.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

New to this Edition

  • Shaun LaDue, Chief of Police in Owatonna, Minnesota, provides a "boots on the street" perspective as well as an emphasis on leadership.
  • Chapters are reorganized to better facilitate teaching and learning, with Management topics first and Community Policing integrated into Chapter 2.
  • Coverage includes a new focus on post-9/11 policing, research on the effects of 9/11, and data-driven policing.
  • Updated topics include discussions in several chapters on the effects of the current economic crisis on law enforcement.
  • Expanded topics include local response to illegal immigration, difficulty in recruiting new officers, Homeland Security and Terrorism.
  • The new text design features a second color for increased visual appeal.