Police Leadership in the 21st Century: Responding to the Challenges

Broadening the understanding of police challenges and dilemmas, this text identifies and discusses eight key issues that confront policing today. The book explores the role of the police chief against the background of global neoliberalization, new management methodologies, crime management, corporate policing organizations, mixed economy issues, police labor unions, public expectations, demands, and the political climate. The text examines policing in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and North America with some additional examples from other countries.