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Improving police department management through problem-solving task forces

Marvin Ross Weisbord

Improving police department management through problem-solving task forces

a case study in organization development

by Marvin Ross Weisbord

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police administration -- Case studies.,
  • Problem solving -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarvin R. Weisbord, Howard Lamb, Allan Drexler.
    ContributionsLamb, Howard, joint author., Drexler, Allan, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV7935 .W37 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. ;
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5424664M
    ISBN 100201041227
    LC Control Number73018917

    The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is structured into numerous bureaus and units. As a whole, the NYPD is headed by the Police Commissioner, a civilian administrator appointed by the Mayor, with the senior sworn uniformed officer of the service titled "Chief of Department".The Police Commissioner appoints a number of Deputy and Assistant Commissioners.


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