Police Services: Leadership and Management Perspectives

Wankhade, Paresh and Weir, David, eds. (2015) Police Services: Leadership and Management Perspectives. Leadership & Management of Emergency Services: Ambulance, Fire & Rescue and Police, 1 (1). Springer, New York. ISBN 978-3-319-16567-7

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Abstract

This first volume in the series (police, ambulance and fire & rescue services) provides fresh insights and management understanding of the changing role of policing against the backdrop of massive cuts in public expenditure experienced and the changing landscape of policing. The challenges of funding, training, online-crimes and cultural transformation are now felt globally. The need to learn and adapt from suitable models of police service delivery have never been greater. The book offers critical insights into the theory and practice of strategic and operational management of police services and the related professional and policy aspects. One of the highlight of this volume is to bring together scholarship using experts- academics, practitioners and professionals in the field, to each of the chosen topics. The chapters are based in the practical experiences of the authors and are written in a way that is accessible and suitable for a range of audiences. The editors are confident that this book will cater to a wider audience to inform policy and practice, both in the UK and internationally.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Business and Management
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2016 14:08
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/7534

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