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Supervising Police Personnel

The Fifteen Responsibilities



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Supervising Police Personnel: The Fifteen Responsibilities by Paul M. Whisenand
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Using an interactive, three-part structure, this book covers all the latest supervisory concepts and practicesa??and emphasizes character, values and strengths-based leadership throughout. Organized around 15 core responsibilities, it tackles issues such as ethics, communications, training, evaluations, empowerment and problem-oriented policinga?? uniquely combining the human factor with the performance edge. New chapters on strengths-based leadership, emotions, and performance appear in this edition and exercises reinforce whata??s required to lead and supervise todaya??s police force.  Broken up into three parts, the updated content includes:

  • Part Ia??On Becoming a Leader focuses on core character traits and values such as ethics, strength-based leadership, vision, communications, emotions and team leadership.
  • Part IIa??On Becoming a Supervisor discusses police supervisory competencies such as time, vitality, issues, training and evaluation.
  • Part IIIa??Getting Results includes discussion of empowerment, community and problem-oriented policing and performance. 

This book is a perfect resource for professionals with a career in police supervision, human or organizational behavior, criminal justice, community relations, mediation, and/or ethics.

Table of Contents

RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Decisions PART ONE: ON BECOMING A LEADER 2. Strength-Based Leadership 3. Ethics 4. Vision 5. Communications 6. Emotions 7. Team Leadership PART TWO: ON BECOMING A SUPERVISOR 8. Time 9. Vitality 10. Issues 11. Training 12. Evaluation PART THREE: GETTING RESULTS 13. Empowerment 14. Community- and Problem-Oriented Policing 15. Performance
Release date Australia
January 13th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
7th Revised edition
Prentice Hall
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