Progressive Police Supervision: A Simple & Effective Approach for Managing a Police Agency

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Looseleaf Law Publications, 2010 - Community policing - 142 pages
Are YOU armed with the supervisory skills that help police leaders navigate today's challenges and change? In this in-depth, easy to understand book, author Jody Kasper taps into her own experience as a police supervisor and educator - as well as the experience of agencies across the country - to bring you: Strategies for avoiding and resolving PR issues and tips for maintaining a positive agency image. Compelling insights into the on-going evolution of law enforcement: Where it's been, where it's going and why. Expert direction for putting the concept of "Total Quality Management" into practice at your agency. Practical advice for understanding and working with a new generation of law enforcement personnel. Guidance on developing, refining and staying loyal to your agency mission statement. Step-by-step instructions for getting your agency accredited. Plus you'll benefit from actual case studies of actual agencies that successfully use the techniques you're learning in this book! -- from back cover.
 

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Contents

A Brief History of Policing in America
1
Peels Principles
2
The Political Era 1830 1940
3
The Reform Era 1930 1970
4
Police Community Relations
5
Community Policing Era 1980 2001?
7
A New Era
8
Community Policing What Is It?
11
Minimum Hiring StandardsEducation
76
Recruitment and Hiring
80
Police Training
82
Personnel Evaluations
84
New Technology
86
PoliceMedia Relations Actively Shaping the Publics Image of the Police
91
Developing Positive Working Relationships with the Members of the Media
92
Generating Positive Media Coverage The 2008 and 2009 Citizen Police Academies Held by the Northampton Massachusetts Police Department
93

Traditional Policing versus Community Policing
12
Identifying the Stakeholders
13
Key Elements of Community Policing
14
The End of Community Policing
19
the Challenges of Implementing Community Policing at the Northampton Massachusetts Police Department
24
Todays Police Departments Facing New Challenges
31
Terrorism
32
Funding
33
Media
34
ProfessionalismAccountability
35
Keeping Focused Identifying the Goals of Todays Police Department
37
Identifying Specific Goals
39
Recruiting Strategies
43
The Millennials Understanding the Next Generation
49
Millennial Characteristics
50
Millennial ExpectationsAdvancement
51
Millennial ExpectationsSupervisory Contact
52
Millennial ExpectationsFairness
53
Millennial ExpectationsCommunityGlobal Perspective
54
Supervising in a New Era
57
Reengineering the Corporation
59
Management by Walking Around
60
Example Total Quality Management Put into Practice
62
The Peter Principle
64
The Dilbert Principle
65
Selecting the Best How to Select Personnel for Promotion and Special Assignment
67
The Foundation of Every Police Department
71
Administrative Duties East Brunswick New Jersey Police Department
72
Accreditation
73
Becoming Accredited A FiveStep Process
75
Police Website
94
Ask a Cop Programs
95
Patrol Emphasizing Progressive Strategies
97
Sheriffs Theft Offense Prosecution Program STOPP Fairfield County Ohio Sheriffs Office
98
Geographic Patrol Assignment
99
Accountability
100
Hampshire County Sexual Assault Response Team SART
101
Forms of Patrol
103
Bicycle Patrol
104
Park and Walk Programs
105
Community Outreach Proven Strategies That Work
107
Improving the Police Image Anonymous Surveys Collected from Participants of a 2009 Citizen Police Academy
108
Ridealong Programs
110
Neighborhood Watch
111
Selfdefense Programs
113
Other Outreach Activities
114
Schools Working Together
117
The SchoolPolice Connection
118
Preparing for the Worst
119
Officers Working Inside Schools
120
Bullying
122
Prevention through Understanding
125
Implementing Change Have No Fear
129
A History of Resisting Change
130
Give Advanced Warning
131
Provide Orientation and Training if necessary
132
Prepare to Reassess and Improve
133
Conclusion
134
Index
137
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