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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PSC                                     Course Number: 301                                    
Course Title: The Police Manager
Subject: Police Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Consideration of contemporary management theory and practice in the context of the management of police organizations. The police organization as a dynamic social system. The behavioral and social skills required of the police manager to deal effectively with a rapidly changing community and cadre of police officers. Behavioral implications in the interaction between individuals and groups in the police organization and its processes; power, decision making, communicating and leadership in police organizations. Organizational development issues and future developments in police management.

Prerequisite: ENG 102. In addition: ENG 101 and PSC 201.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: