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Spring 2010 Course Catalog 
Spring 2010 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSPOL 120 - Police Organization and Management

3 credits

This course examines the relationship of management functions (i.e., planning, organizing, staffing, direction, and controlling) to the organization and administration of an effective police agency. Students are involved in analysis of management functions as they relate to the criminal justice system. Classical and contemporary organizational models, as well as typical administrative procedures, control processes, and resource utilization are studied. Specific topics include administrative procedures, legal authority, labor relations, motivational challenges, communication systems, and management strategies.Lecture hrs. 3Offered fall and spring semesters.