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Leadership, Ethics and Policing, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By P. J. Ortmeier, Edwin Meese

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 24, 2009

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For courses in Police Leadership, Administration, Management, Ethics and Supervision.


From street cop to chief, this guide develops a wide-range of ethical leadership skills applicable to all police ranks. Moving beyond incident-driven techniques, the book embraces problem-oriented, intelligence-led policing and integrates both ethics and leadership concepts. This edition includes two new chapters to address today’s environment–one on Homeland Security and one on strategic policing. New case studies, examples and applications appear throughout the text and help officers develop essential ethical leadership competencies.

Table of Contents

1.      The Challenge of Modern Policing

2.      The Importance of Ethical Leadership

3.      Concepts and Dynamics of Leadership

4.      Ethics, Morality, and Leadership

5.      Policing and Professional Conduct

6.      Communication: Key to Interpersonal Relations

7.      Motivation: Key to Personal and Professional Success

8.      Ethical Decision Making and Problem Solving

9.      Planning, Organization, Implementation, and Evaluation

10.  Ethical Leadership in the Context of Policing a Community

11.  Policing and Homeland Security

12.  Strategic Policing

13.  The Vision for Change





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$40.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-607188-4