CJS 270 Police Dept. Organization & Management

Credits: 3.00

An introduction to concepts of organization and management as they relate to law enforcement. Topics include principles of structure, process, policy and procedure, communication and authority, division of work and organizational controls, the human element in the organization, and informal interaction in the context of bureaucracy. The course will deal with the history of policing in relation to organizational theory and practical innovation. It will explore the responsibilities of the police manager from the standpoint of the design and regulation of internal systems and procedures, the management of human resources, the management of capital plant and equipment, the budgetary and planning processes, functioning as part of a larger municipal bureaucracy, and inter-agency cooperation and coordination.

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Last Updated: 10/21/2013