Police Leadership

Term Paper
Prepare a twelve page paper on the topic of Police Leadership using at least three different sources. The paper must be submitted as a WORD document using  APA format, no other type of document or format will be accepted. Your paper must include the following:

Title Page: Your title page should contain a running head, the title of the paper, your name and your school affiliation. This page provides important details for your readers, so it is important to learn how to write a title that accurately yet briefly relates what your paper is about.

Abstract: The abstract is a very short summary of your paper. This section is placed immediately after the title page. According to the rules of APA format, your abstract should be no more than 150 to 250 words.

Body: Use a 1-inch margin on all sides. Your paper should be typed, double-spaced and in a 12-point  Times New Roman font. Every page of your paper should also include a page header on the top left of the page as well as a page number on the top right of the page.

Reference Section: The reference section is where you include any and all references that were used to write your APA paper. Remember, if you cited something in the main body of your paper, it must be included in the reference section. This section should begin on a new page, with the word References centered at the very top of the page.

Your research should include:

types of leadership ( democratic, laisse faire, authoritarian)

styles of leadership (climbers, zealots, advocates, conservers)

leadership skills ( technical , human relations, conceptual)

principal characteristics of good leaders, objectives of good human relations, proper use of discipline, prevalent reasons for failures, use of positive motivators, effective use of personnel, training education and development.

Topics to be included in a police management term paper

Defined and effective chain of command
Effective use of personnel
Effective use of support personnel
Effective supervision
Build an effective training program
Defined and effective disciplinary procedure
Defined and effective use of resources
Effective program development
Utilization of outside resources
Most importantly, take care of your employees
Quality of police services
Confront performance shortcomings
Training, education and development
Professionalism, performance and accountability
Define problems, establish objectives, and assist line police officers in the accomplishment of the police mission.”
Types of leadership
Characteristics of a good leader
Reasons for failure[N1]