Decision Making in Policing: Operations and Management

Decision making in the police environment must take advantage of the latest advances in business and military management while addressing the challenges associated with maintaining order on a day-to-day basis. Developed from the diverse experiences of the authors as managers, police officers and crime analysts, this volume shows how to effectively use intelligence for making decisions, discusses the importance of respecting rules when deploying resources, and explains how to assess and monitor the impact of measures taken.