Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

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Authors : Kären Matison Hess; Christine Hess Orthmann, M.S.


608 Pages  Hardcover 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2004, 2001

©2012, Published


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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... more


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 empowerme... more

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 inclu... more