Part One: Basic Considerations 1. Introduction to Police Administration 2. The Nature of Police Work 3. Police Goals and Systems 4. Police Organizational Tasks Part Two: The Traditional Perspective 5. Principles and Policies in the Police Organization 6. Functions of Police Management 7. The Police Executive Part Three: The Human Perspective 8. Individuals and Groups in the Police Organization 9. Developing the Police Organization 10. Leadership in the Police Organization Part Four: The Strategic Management Perspective 11. Information in the Police Organization 12. Evaluating Police Performance 13. Police Strategies and Tactics 14. Police and Homeland Security 15. Contemporary Issues in Police Administration
Gary Cordner joined the Department of Criminal Justice at Kutztown University in 2008, after teaching for 21 years at Eastern Kentucky University, including five years as Dean of the College of Justice & Safety. At EKU he also founded and directed the Regional Community Policing Institute and the International Justice & Safety Institute. Before EKU he worked as a police officer and police chief in Maryland and taught at Washington State University and the University of Baltimore. Gary is currently a Commissioner on the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.