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Common sense police supervision : practical tips for the first-line leader

Author: Gerald W Garner
Publisher: Springfield, Illinois : Charles C Thomas, Publisher, Ltd., [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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This practical hands-on book is packed full of step-by-step guidelines and suggestions for carrying out a multitude of leadership tasks and responsibilities focused on a changing work force that serves an equally changing and complex society. While emphasizing the real value of common sense in good leadership practices, the author furnishes the aspiring novice or veteran police supervisor with specific advice on how  Read more...
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Garner, Gerald W., author.
Common sense police supervision
Springfield, Illinois : Charles C Thomas, Publisher, Ltd., [2018]
(DLC) 2018025451
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald W Garner
ISBN: 9780398092306 0398092303
OCLC Number: 1038024066
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 346 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: What is supervision? --
Preparation for the role of police supervisor --
Ethics of police supervision --
Qualities of a leader --
The police leader as an educator --
The police leader as an evaluator --
The police leader as a disciplinarian --The police leader as a planner --
The police leader as a communicator --
The police leader as a counselor --
The police leader as a manger --
The police leader as a complaint processor --
Some special problems --
The police leader's role in community policing --
The police leader's role in officer survival --
The police leader as agency spokesperson --
The police leader's role in exceptional customer service --
Where do I go from here? --
Differences in leading different generations: fact or myth?
Responsibility: By Gerald W. Garner, Chief of Police, Greeley Police Department, Greeley, Colorado.

Abstract:

This practical hands-on book is packed full of step-by-step guidelines and suggestions for carrying out a multitude of leadership tasks and responsibilities focused on a changing work force that serves an equally changing and complex society. While emphasizing the real value of common sense in good leadership practices, the author furnishes the aspiring novice or veteran police supervisor with specific advice on how to train, counsel, inspect, discipline, and assess the performance of his or her subordinates.

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