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Now in its seventh edition, Managing Police Organizations sets the standard for police leadership and management by exploring the relationship between leadership, management, and results. Written for a broad audience, the book focuses on developing one’s character and one’s leadership competencies. Using case studies and structured learning exercises, it seeks to chip away at constricting operational levels and barriers within the organization itself and the community it serves. This edition features a three-part format, two new chapters, and ideas and methods police managers can use to successfully lead their agencies toward quality and excellence of service.
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Now in its seventh edition, Managing Police Organizations sets the standard for police leadership and management, the organization of academic courses, professional development, and promotional exam preparation. The book is uniquely designed to inform, inspire, and engage the reader whether the reader is a student, a practitioner, or both. The main focus of the text is developing one’s character and one’s competency to lead, manage, and organize a police agency.
New to the seventh edition:
“I can easily envision an officer in training, new supervisor, and a seasoned police manager reading and utilizing this text. The author’s approach is right on target.”
–David Kotajarvi, Lakeshore Technical CollegeAbout the Author:
Paul Whisenand is the president of PMW Associates, a law enforcement and training firm located in San Clemente, California. He is a Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice, California State University, Long Beach. Paul served as a Police Officer, City of Los Angeles, and Reserve Deputy Sheriff, County of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. He has authored 14 books on police work. Further, he has trained and lectured to hundred’s of police agencies across this nation and abroad on the subjects of: leadership; team building; strategic planning; and empowerment. Paul is a University of Southern California “Trojan” holding his Ph.D. in public administration. You can learn more about him and his firm by consulting: www.pmwassociates.com .
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