Nature of Police Management

Review and analyse the current nature of police management. Your essay will critically examine the historical development of policing management and the impact of current managerial theories and practices on the organizational reform of policing. Moreover, your essay should make specific note of the operational challenges and benefits these reform concepts present for police managers. Be sure to examine both the positive and negative effects of current reforms, and discuss the enhanced pressure for organizational effectiveness. Your analysis must recognize that policing exists in a social context and that management strategies must be sensitive to particular circumstances.