perils of the Police Chief
Identify the options that communities have regarding the influence, support, or removal of a politically appointed Police Chief. How influential can the community, labor union, or political leadership be in supporting a chief who is under fire by opposition supporters? Conduct research and cite an example that is not included in the assigned readings.
Your initial post should be 250-350 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond
DeLord, R., Burpo, J., Shannon, M., Spearing, J. (2008). Police Union Power, Politics, and Confrontation in the 21st Century (2nd Ed.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishing, Ltd. ISBN: 978-0-398-07821-8
DeLord, R., Sanders, J. (2006, August). Police Labor-Management Relations (Vol.I): Perspectives and Practical Solutions for Implementing Change, Making Reforms, and Handling Crises for Managers and Union Leaders. U.S. Department of Justice Publications. Washington, D.C. Retrieved August 8, 2010, from www.cops.usdoj.gov. (Document ID: 1932582681).
Read Chapter Forty-Two of Police Union Power, Politics and Confrontation in the 21st Century and Chapters Five, Seven, Ten, Thirteen, and Seventeen in Police Labor Management Relations (Vol. I).