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Police Patrol: Operations and Managementby Charles D. Hale
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Hale's Police Patrol, Third Edition covers patrol operations, goals, and strategies. Each chapter focuses on a specific aspect of police patrol operations. It combines management theory with case study examples taken from small police departments in addition to coverage of community and problem oriented policing. This new edition discusses important issues such as:
Police Patrol will serve the needs of the law enforcement community and further strengthen and improve upon the police patrol effort. This third edition may prove to be especially useful to police personnel who are employed in accredited police agencies or in those that are considering or attempting accreditation.
Based upon a practical application of theory with the “how-to” of “real world” policing, this book details the core functions of a police agency—covering patrol operations, goals, and strategies. It combines management theory with case study examples taken from small police departments. KEY TOPICS Specific chapter topics discuss police patrol hazards, community-oriented policing, patrol force staffing and deployment, special issues in patrol operations, and upgrading patrol effectiveness. For police practitioners, field supervisors, and middle managers.
Table of Contents
2. Patrol Goals and Objectives.
3. The Patrol Environment.
4. Police Patrol Hazards.
5. Violence and the Police.
6. Police Patrol Functions.
7. Back to the Basics: Community-Oriented Policing and Problem-Oriented Policing.
8. Police Patrol Methods.
9. Patrol Force Organization and Management.
10. Patrol Force Staffing and Deployment.
11. Supporting the Police Patrol Function.
12. Patrol Supervision.
13. Special Issues in Police Patrol Operations.
14. Upgrading the Police Patrol Function.
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