Local Government Police Management Study Guide

Author: William Geller

Publisher: International City County Management Assn


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 386

View: 160

For a wide range of users, this study guide written to complement the Local Government Police Management, is an invaluable aid to complete understanding of the material. Exercises and review questions help the student grasp essential concepts, identify important issues, and understand and use police management tools. Unit tests, a final exam, and retest can be used by individual students or by the instructor.

Local Government Police Management

Author: ICMA University

Publisher: International City County Management Assn


Category: Political Science

Page: 642

View: 454

This brand new revision of ICMA¿s classic police management reference includes new coverage of such cutting-edge issues as terrorism and community security, leadership and managing change, setting standards and measuring performance, information management and technological innovations, and strengthening police-community partnerships.It provides information for local government administrators and police executives on managing patrol, prevention, investigations, and transportation services; the special challenges of local drug control and criminal organizations; internal functions such as human resources, planning, and facilities design; and linkages with other governmental and nongovernmental agencies and service providers, including crime laboratories.The volume emphasizes the importance of personal leadership by the chief in facilitating change, setting standards, and fostering integrity.

Handbook of Urban Services

Basic Guide for Local Governments

Author: Charles K. Coe

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 271

View: 607

With conributions from eminent scholars worldwide, this handbook is a "state-of-the-science" summary of the body of knowledge about cultural intelligence--an individual's ability to funtion effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity--and its relevance for managing diversity both within and across

Managing Local Government Services

A Practical Guide

Author: Carl W. Stenberg

Publisher: ICMA Press


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 459

View: 227

Managing Local Government Services, 3rd ed. is a comprehensive text on the subject of local government services relevant to local governments of all sizes. This edition is refocused and updated to include the demographic, economic, technology and cultural trends that affect the management of service delivery. New chapters discuss the shift from ¿government¿ to ¿governance,¿ alternative methods of service delivery, community development, and the five management practices that are fast becoming the standard for professional local government management.Each chapter lays out the manager¿s responsibilities in each service area, and provides effective policies, practices, and procedures. Short case examples give you a practical look at the goals, challenges, and solutions in the manager¿s world.

Modern Police Management

Author: Richard N. Holden

Publisher: Prentice Hall


Category: Political Science

Page: 380

View: 414

Companion Reader on Violence Against Women

Author: Claire M. Renzetti

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Psychology

Page: 424

View: 263

Designed to advance knowledge about violence against women and to serve as an inspiration to those studying or working in the field, this companion reader's 20 original articles focus first on theoretical and methodological issues, then on types of violence against women, and finally on prevention and direct intervention. Readers will find a wide range of articles that draw attention to the global dimensions of violence against women and the importance of taking into account political, economic, and cultural differences across diverse groups of people. While the book's articles are designed as companion pieces to the chapters in the Second Edition of the Sourcebook, this reader may also be used as a stand-alone text by those researching specific topics, such as diversity issues, conducting trainings, or teaching advanced courses, such as international social work.

Continuing the Struggle for Justice

100 Years of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency

Author: Barry Krisberg

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Social Science

Page: 328

View: 557

This centennial collection of essays and original research studies captures the varied spectrum of philosophies and concerns of the Board and staff of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) over the past century . The criminological experts represented in this volume are renowned for their study and research into the far reaches of this field of study. As a chronicle of the NCCD's development, editors Barry Krisberg, Susan Marchionna, and Christopher Baird include some of the most groundbreaking material to come out of the workings of this unique American institution.