Leadership in Law Enforcement Term Paper by hicaliber

Leadership in Law Enforcement
An analysis of how motivation and morale effect leadership in law enforcement officers.
# 94836 | 1,100 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 09, 2007 in Psychology (Motivation Studies) , Psychology (General) , Criminology (General)

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This paper examines the effects that motivation and morale have upon leadership. It focuses specifically on leadership within law enforcement and how motivation and morale effects a group's perception of those in leadership roles, as well how those in leadership positions are effected by motivation and morale. The paper concludes that departments with quality leaders see productivity and excellence in the performance of the department they are leading.

Table of Contents:
Morale Defined
Motivation Defined
Leadership in Law Enforcement
Motivation and Morale: The Effects
Summary and Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Foster, Raymond E. LAPD (ret.) Morale: Whose Job Is It Anyways? - Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street PoliceOne.com Online available at: http://www.policeone.com/writers/columnists/RaymondFoster1/articles/119446/.
  • Brown, Edward (2003) The New Frontier: Police Motivational Training. Online available at: http://www.calea.org/newweb/newsletter/No72/police_motivational_training. htm.
  • "Meeting Law Enforcement's Responsibilities: Solving the Serious Issues of Today" (2001) Major Cities Chiefs Association - Critical Issues Studies Group, October 2001. Online available at: http://www.neiassociates.org/seriousissues.pdf.
  • Aragon, Robert (2004) Positive Organizational Culture: A Practical Approach. Online available at: http://www.security-protocols.com/textfiles/law/93dec004.txt.
  • King, Vane R. (1991) Point Of View Rededicating Ourselves To Leadership And Ethics In Law Enforcement January 1991 Online available at: http://www.security-protocols.com/textfiles/law/ethics.law.

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