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Police & Society Ch5

Police Management

TermDefinition
management directing individuals to achieve organizational goals in an efficient and effective manner.
organizing the process of arranging personnel and physical resources to carry out plans and accomplish goals and objectives
planning the process of preparing for the future by settings goals and objectives and developing courses of action for accomplishing them.
controlling the process by which managers determine how the quality and the quantity of departmental systems and services can be improved.
chain of command the higher the position, the greater the power, authority and influence.
paramilitary model emphasized a legalistic approach and authoritarian managerial practices intended to control officers' behavior to improve crime control and lessen corrupt practices.
systems theory all parts of a system (organization) are interrelated and dependent on one another
contingency theory recognizes that there are many internal and external factors that influence organizational behavior.
Total quality management a management system focusing on product quality
organizational design the formal pattern of arrangement and relationship developed by police management to link people together to accomplish organizational goals.
centralization authority and decision making are retained by the top organizational levels.
decentralization authority and decision making are delegated to lower organizational levels as a mechanism to control their activities.
generalists the greater number of tasks performed leads to a lower level of specialization
police paramilitary units (PPU)
broken-windows theory a hypothesis that when low levels of disorder and deviance are not held in check, then more serious types of crime are likely to follow.
zero-tolerance policing a strategy in which officers "aggressively" target minor crime to send a signal that such behavior will not be tolerated.
Compstat (compare statistics) a process that utilizes current crime data to analyze crime patterns and to respond quickly with "appropriate" resources and crime strategies
Created by: JD27
 

 



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