Police Administration

Structures, Processes, and Behavior

Author: Charles R. Swanson,Leonard J. Territo,Robert E. Taylor

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780133754056

Category: Law

Page: 600

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"For courses in police organization, management, and administration." Introduction to police organization and administration illustrated with visual aids, case studies, and real-life experiences Built on the foundation of its authors decades of experience in law enforcement, training, and teaching, and updated to reflect recent subjects and concerns in the field of police work, this Ninth Edition of "Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior" blends a comprehensive introduction to police administration with key supporting details. Content is comprehensively illustrated with relevant, never-before-seen photographs, original tables and diagrams, cases studies, and Current Event boxes that provide thorough explanations of recent events. In this updated edition, the authors explore the evolution of American policing and modern organizational issues. This best-selling text vividly and effectively introduces students to the procedures, politics, and human relations issues that police supervisors and administrators must understand in order to succeed."
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Transnational Crime and Global Security [2 volumes]

Author: Philip L. Reichel,Ryan Randa

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 144084318X

Category: Political Science

Page: 701

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This two-volume work offers a comprehensive examination of the distressing topics of transnational crime and the implications for global security. • Represents global collaboration among contributors including scholars from respected universities in Europe, North America, and Australia; professionals at public policy research institutes; and researchers at several United Nations entities • Provides perspectives from contributors of geographic diversity and varied backgrounds that combine to form a global panorama of crime and security topics • Provides readers a single work to learn about both specific transnational crimes (Volume 1) and efforts to prevent and combat those crimes (Volume 2) • Prefaces each chapter with an introduction that contextualizes content for closer reading
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Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Larry J. Siegel,John L. Worrall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337515922

Category: Education

Page: 736

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One of the few bestselling introductory criminal justice texts written by professors who actively teach the course to large numbers of undergraduates each year, INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. Now in its sixteenth edition and known for its authoritative, solidly researched content, Siegel and Worrall's text delivers comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of criminal justice. Extremely student friendly, the text's balanced and objective presentation is packed with provocative real-world examples and the latest developments from the field. Crisp writing, complemented by vivid illustrations, deftly guides readers through the intricate workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems; the concepts and processes of justice; and key policy issues. The book also includes an emphasis on today's criminal justice careers, offering insights from numerous professionals on the rewards and realities of their jobs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security, Student Value Edition

Author: Robert E Taylor,Charles R. Swanson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134818207

Category:

Page: 512

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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Student Value Editions also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. For courses covering terrorism. A historical and contemporary view of terrorism, both at home and abroad Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security is a clear, concise introduction to domestic and foreign terrorism and international responses. Drawing on current research, it provides a balanced approach to understanding the issues we face as a nation, including securing the country from threats while still safeguarding civil and personal liberties. Simultaneously historical and contemporary, the text interrelates terrorism, intelligence, and homeland security by focusing on people, ideas, organizations, and movements as well as new issues in the field. The 2nd edition brings new attention to the Islamic State, new domestic threats, and new strategies for combating terrorism. Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security, 2nd Edition, is also available via Revel(TM), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
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Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security

Author: Robert W. Taylor,Charles R. Swanson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134818146

Category: Intelligence service

Page: 512

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For courses covering terrorism. A historical and contemporary view of terrorism, both at home and abroad Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security is a clear, concise introduction to domestic and foreign terrorism and international responses. Drawing on current research, it provides a balanced approach to understanding the issues we face as a nation, including securing the country from threats while still safeguarding civil and personal liberties. Simultaneously historical and contemporary, the text interrelates terrorism, intelligence, and homeland security by focusing on people, ideas, organizations, and movements as well as new issues in the field. The 2nd edition brings new attention to the Islamic State, new domestic threats, and new strategies for combating terrorism. Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security, 2nd Edition, is also available via Revel(TM), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
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Effective Police Supervision

Author: Larry S. Miller,Harry W. More,Michael C. Braswell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1315400812

Category: Political Science

Page: 648

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Outstanding first-line supervisors are essential to the success of any law enforcement agency, yet many officers lack the supervision training necessary to excel. Effective Police Supervision immerses readers in the group behaviors and organizational dynamics supervisors must master in order to lead their teams and to help create an effective police department. Combining behavioral theory and updated case studies, this core text, now in its eighth edition, is a vital tool for all college students pursuing criminal justice courses on supervisory practices, as well as police officers preparing for promotional exams.
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Police Administration

Author: Larry K. Gaines,John L. Worrall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439056390

Category: Education

Page: 640

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POLICE ADMINISTRATION, 3rd edition, is a comprehensive yet easy to read, up-to-date introduction to police administration for academic courses and for practitioners preparing for a promotional exam. Practical applications and case studies, usually from specific departments, fully support the theoretical concepts. On the Job boxes highlight insights by working police administration professionals. Court cases are provided throughout to promote understanding of legal concepts which apply to the various aspects of administration. The book's real-world focus, backed up by theory, allows students to understand key issues such as conflict resolution, human resources, budgeting and collective bargaining. Actual documents, materials and forms that are used in law enforcement organizations across the country supplement the chapters, giving another layer to the training provided by this text. Current topics of terrorism and homeland security concerns, along with accountability and management of stress and fatigue are covered to equip students with a complete understanding of the intricacies of Police Administration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Justice Administration

Police, Courts, and Corrections Management

Author: Kenneth J. Peak

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 493

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Justice Administration, 6/e, is the only single-author book of its kind—exploring administration from a systems perspective that looks at administrative issues and practices for all three branches: police, courts and corrections. Drawing on the author's 35 years of experience, the text offers an authentic and unique real-world perspective and includes thirty case studies throughout. This revision addresses many new topics—from technological advances to future trends—and introduces students to the practical aspects of justice administration.
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