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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date March 31, 2014
Pages 386
Binding Paperback
Edition 9
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780133598438
ISBN-10 0133598438
Dimensions 1 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $171.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

This book is widely used both as a textbook for college and university classes in police management and as a reference text for police managers in dealing with operational issues in their department, as well as for training police supervisors and administrators and is required reading for civil service promotional examinations.

 

Proactive Police Management , 9e, is the widely used text for criminal justice and police science programs that emphasizes a contemporary and proactive approach to police management. Various police management styles are addressed throughout, from traditional scientific management to the behavioral/systems approach to the human relations approach. Its chapters take a realistic look at operational problems that can occur within a police department and how a consultative, proactive management style can help solve and resolve them. Fully updated in this edition, its goal is to reveal how proactive management techniques and new technology are revolutionizing police management today.

 

Teaching and Learning

 

This edition of Proactive Police Management provides a review, analysis, and synthesis of the various approaches to police management, including traditional scientific management, the behavioral/systems approach, and the human relations approach. It provides:

  • Proactive approach to police management: Takes a realistic look at issues and operational problems and discusses various police management styles
  • Strong coverage of technology: The application of new technology continues to revolutionize policing as well as other private and public services in the United States
  • Comprehensive pedagogical features: Gives students the tools to master key concepts faster and more effectively, and provides support for instructors


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780130225191 Book cover for 9780130957795
 
With Vicki Searcy, Lynch Lawrence, Bruce McBride, Sally J. Pelletier | 5th edition from Prentice Hall (August 1, 2000)
9780130225191 | details & prices | 467 pages | 7.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $86.00
This edition also contains Converting to Core Privileging: 10 Essential Steps to a Criteria-Based Program
About: For courses in Police Administration/Management.
3rd edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 1995)
9780130957795 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $71.00
About: Provides a review, analysis, and synthesis of the various approaches to police management, including traditional scientific management, the behavioral/systems approach, and the human relations approach.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780133598438
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Gregory Walsh | 9 edition from Prentice Hall (March 31, 2014)
9780133598438 | details & prices | 386 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $171.00
About: This book is widely used both as a textbook for college and university classes in police management and as a reference text for police managers in dealing with operational issues in their department, as well as for training police supervisors and administrators and is required reading for civil service promotional examinations.

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