Leadership Skills in Policing
By (author) Colin Rogers
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Leadership Skills in Policing by Colin Rogers
Book DescriptionThis practical guide to developing leadership skills in policing examines the qualities that make up a good leader, providing a variety of examples of good leadership approaches in various policing contexts. Police organisations are increasingly recognising the role of leadership at every level of the police hierarchy; with police officers involving themselves with partnership work, attending and facilitating public meetings and heading neighbourhood policing teams, as well as their more traditional police work. This book aims to enhance leadership skills in policing and ensure officers carry out their duties as effectively as possible. It outlines the theory and concepts of leadership and applies them to police management structures, offering advice on a wide range of issues. These issues include leading teams, motivating others, dealing with disputes, problem-solving, participating in meetings and ethical leadership. All explanations are supported by exercises, examples of both good and bad leadership approaches, flow charts, useful websites and suggested further reading. The first practical guide to tackle leadership aimed at uniformed officers, this title is an essential purchase for anyone within the police service who has responsibility for leading at the front line of the police service. The book forms part of the Blackstone's Practical Policing Series. The series, aimed at junior to middle ranking officers, consists of practical guides containing clear and detailed explanations of the relevant legislation and practice, accompanied by case studies, illustrative diagrams and useful checklists.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199539512
(234mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 14-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This unique collection explores the importance of undertaking police research, using a range of international examples from USA, UK and Germany. Focusing on practical challenges and difficulties, the volume offers solutions and reflections to assist in overcoming the barriers which might be encountered whilst carrying out research of this nature.
Crime Reduction Partnerships, Paperback (November 2012)
Discusses the practical aspects of crime reduction partnerships from a police officer's perspective, from what a crime reduction partnership is to how the theory can be put into practice. With useful case studies and flowcharts as well as all relevant legislation and case law, this book is an essential guide for everyday crime reduction activities.
Policing and Young People, Paperback (August 2011)
An up to date introduction to the crucial relationship between the police and young people, examined through a range of core themes.
Police Work, Hardback (September 2010)» View all books by Colin Rogers
Offers an account of police work. This title introduces readers to many important areas through the use of definition boxes, scenario boxes highlighting good practice, points to note boxes, flowcharts and diagrams as well as a wide range of questions and exercises to help apply their knowledge to different situations and scenarios.
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Author Biography - Colin Rogers
Dr Colin Rogers is a Senior Lecturer in Police Sciences at the School of Applied Sciences, University of Glamorgan. He has written and developed modules on police management, crime reduction partnerships, police duties and police law, and teaches student police officers as well as undergraduates. Prior to this, Dr Rogers was a serving police officer for more than 20 years with South Wales Police. He is the author of another Blackstone's Practical Policing title, Crime Reduction Partnerships, which was well-received by both policing academics and practitioners.
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