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Study Guide for Common Sense Police Supervision: Practical Tips for the First-Line Leader Fifth Edition

NCJ Number
248186
Author(s)
Gerald W. Garner
Date Published
2014
Length
121 pages
Annotation
This study guide is intended to be used as a companion to the 5th edition of Common Sense Police Supervision.
Abstract
The guide is intended to help readers in understanding and testing their knowledge of the book's 18 chapters. The guide contains a summary of each of the 18 chapters of the book, as well as a set of questions aimed at testing and reinforcing the reader's knowledge and understanding of the chapter. The 18 chapters of the guide, which correspond to those of the book, are: 1) What is Supervision? 2) Preparation for the Role of Police Supervisor; 3) Ethics of Police Supervision; 4) Qualities of a Leader; 5) The Police Leader as an Educator; 6) The Police Leader as an Evaluator; 7) The Police Leader as a Disciplinarian; 8) The Police Leader as a Planner, 9) The Police Leader as a Communicator; 10) The Police Leader as a Counselor; 11) The Police Leader as a Manager; 12) The Police Leader as a Complaint Processor; 13) Some Special Problems; 14) The Police Leader's Role in Community Policing; 15) The Police Leader's Role in Officer Survival; 16) The Police Leader as Agency Spokesperson; 17) The Police Leader's Role in Exceptional Customer Service; and 18) Where Do I Go From Here? The answers to the multiple-choice questions are listed at the end of each chapter.