Effective Police Leadership: Moving Beyond Management (Google eBook)

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Looseleaf Law Publications, Sep 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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In this much-anticipated 3rd edition, Tom Baker expands on the revolutionary leadership insights that made his first editions so popular. This enhanced and expanded version explores even more strategies that help agencies, administrators and officers leverage crime data more efficiently and effectively. From explaining what a leader must be, do & know, to plans fro putting expert-level leadership skills to work immediately, Effective Police Leadership is gold for law enforcement leaders. Great leaders aren't born, they're made...and this book makes them!
  

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Contents

COMMUNITYORIENTED POLICING
3
POLICE LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
25
EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP
41
POLICE SENIOR LEADERSHIP
43
MIDDLE MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
61
SERGEANTS AND POLICE OFFICERS
79
DIRECTION AND EXCELLENCE
99
MOTIVATION AND POLICE PERSONNEL
101
CRITICAL THINKING PLANNING AND PROBLEMSOLVING
183
EVALUATION HOW DO WE KNOW WHEN WE HAVE ARRIVED?
211
EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP 10 CAN DO POINTS
221
INTELLIGENCELED POLICING PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER
243
EPILOGUE FUTURE LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES
259
Endnotes
279
LAW ENFORCEMENT CODE OF ETHICS
289
POLICE CODE OF CONDUCT
291

POLICE TRAINING
123
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
141
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
157
CHARTING THE COURSE
181
CANONS OF POLICE ETHICS
295
INDEX
299
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Thomas E. Baker" is an associate professor at the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania. He served as a USAR Lt. Col. in the United States Army Military Police Corps. Professor Baker was assigned as a special agent and commander with the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command. In addition, he served as a former police officer for the Henrico County Police, Richmond, Virginia, and as an intelligence analyst and undercover officer with the Vice, Intelligence, and Organized Crime Unit, Montgomery County Police Department, Montgomery County, Maryland.

He is the author of more than fifty articles that have appeared in professional journals and has presented research at professional meetings. In addition, Professor Baker serves as an editorial reviewer for the "Journal of Criminal Justice, The Journal of American Criminal Justice, Journal of Homicide Studies," and the "FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin." His research focus includes police leadership, criminal investigation, crime prevention, organized crime, community-oriented and problem-oriented policing, grantmanship, and crime analysis. Professor Baker serves as a police consultant to local law enforcement agencies, police administrators, police testing, and Department of Justice COPPS grants.

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