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Police Performance Appraisals

A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

By Serdar Kenan Gul

CRC Press

184 pages

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Police performance appraisal is one of the most important components of law enforcement management�affecting the quality of the services a department delivers as well as the satisfaction of its employees. Therefore, it is crucial that the performance appraisal process is conducted in an effective and equitable manner. Police Performance Appraisals:

Table of Contents

Introduction. Appraising the Performance of Police Officers. Designing and Using an Effective Police Performance Appraisal System. Comparative Study of the Performance Appraisal Systemsin Ankara and Toledo Police Departments . Police Attitudes Toward Performance Appraisal Systems: A Survey of Ankara and Toledo Police Departments. Discussion and Conclusion. Appendix A: Survey Instrument . Appendix B: Descriptive Statistics of the Variables. Appendix C: Correlation Matrix for All the Variables.

About the Author

Serdar Kenan Gul?s research interests include police management, performance appraisal, comparative criminal justice, and quantitative research methods. After working at different units of the Turkish National Police Organization as a ranking officer for almost 15 years, Dr. Gul is currently an associate professor and researcher at the Center for Security Management and a faculty member at the College of Security Sciences at Turkish National Police Academy. He teaches human resources management, public administration, and police management courses. He is also editor for the Turkish Journal of Police Studies, a peer-reviewed scientific journal.

Paul O?Connell has been a full-time member of the criminal justice faculty at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, since 1994. He began his professional career in criminal justice in 1981, serving the New York City Police Department (NYPD) first as a police officer, and then as a police academy instructor, in-service trainer, and curriculum developer. After receiving an MPA and JD, he worked as a trial attorney. He teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducts funded research, and lectures widely on the topics of police performance measurement, integrity management, and law enforcement training systems.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW / Forensic Science