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Police Organization

I. MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION CONCEPTS


ORGANIZATION
- a group of persons working together for a common goal
or objectives
- a form of human association for the attainment of a
goal or objective
- the process of identifying and grouping the work to be
performed, defining and delegating responsibility and
authority, establishing relationships for the purpose
of enabling people work effectively
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POLICE ORGANIZATION
- a group of trained personnel in the field of
public safety administration engaged in the
achievement of goals and objectives that
promotes the maintenance of peace and order,
protection of life and property, enforcement of
the laws and the prevention of crimes
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LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
- pertains to an organization responsible for
enforcing
the laws
ENFORCEMENT
- means to compel obedience to a law,
regulation or
command
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OBJECTIVES
- refer to the purpose by which the organization was
created
-refer to the goals of the organizations

PNP MISSION
To enforce the law, to prevent and control crimes, to maintain peace
and order, and to ensure public safety and internal security with the
active support of the community
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ADMINISTRATION
- an organizational process concerned with the
implementation of objectives and plans and
internal
operating efficiency
- connotes bureaucratic structure and behavior,
relatively routine decision-making and
maintenance of
the internal order

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POLICE
- a branch of the criminal justice system that has
the specific responsibility of maintaining law and
order and combating crime within the society
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POLICE/LAW ENFORCEMENT
ADMINISTRATION
- the process involved in ensuring strict
compliance,
proper obedience of laws and related statutes
- focuses on the policing process or how law
enforcement
agencies are organized and managed in order
to achieve
the goals of law enforcement most
effectively, efficiently and productively

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SUPERVISION
- means the act of watching over the work or tasks of
the members of the organization to ensure that desired
results are achieved
MANAGEMENT
- the process of directing and facilitating the work of
people organized in formal groups in order to achieve
objectives
- judicious or wise use of resources (manpower,
material, money, equipment, supplies, time etc)
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AUTHORITY
- the right to command and control the behavior of
employees in lower positions within an
organizational
hierarchy
- must be viewed in terms of prescribed roles rather
than of individuals
- a particular position within an organization carries
the same regardless of who occupies that position
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HIERARCHY
- represents the formal relationship among
superiors and
subordinates in any given organization
- serves as the framework for the flow of
authority
downward, and obedience upward, through
the department
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MANAGEMENT OR ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS
1) PLANNING
- the determination in advance of how the objectives of
the organization will be attained
- the process of setting performance objectives and
identifying the actions needed to accomplish them
- working out in broad outline the things that need to
be done and the methods for doing them to accomplish
the purpose set for the enterprise
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2) ORGANIZING
- involves the determination and allocation of the men
and women as well as the resource of an organization
to achieve pre-determined goals or objectives of the
organization
- the process of dividing the work to be done and
coordinating results to achieve a desired purpose
- establishment of the formal structure of authority
through which work subdivisions are arranged, defined
and coordinated for the desired objectives
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3) DIRECTING
- involves the overseeing and supervising of the human
resources and the various activities in an
organization to achieve through cooperative efforts
the pre-determined goals or objectives of the
organization
- also called leading, the process of directing and
coordinating the work efforts of other people to help
them accomplish important task
- task of making decisions and embodying them in
specific and general orders and instructions
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4) CONTROLLING
- involves the checking or evaluation and measurement
of
work performance and comparing it with planned goals
or objectives of the organization, and making the
necessary corrective actions so that work is
accomplished as planned
- the process of monitoring performance, comparing
results to objectives and taking corrective action as
necessary
- also called supervising
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5) STAFFING
- the task of providing competent men to do the
job and
choosing the right men for the right job
- involves good selection and processing of
reliable and
well-trained personnel
- filling the organization with the right people in
the
right position
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6) REPORTING
- the making of detailed account of activities, work
progress, investigations and unusual in order to keep
every one informed or what is going on

7) BUDGETING
- the forecasting in detail of the results of an
officially recognized program of operations based on
the highest reasonable expectations of operating
efficiency

PRINCIPLES OF
EFFICIENT
MANAGEMENT
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DIVISION OF WORK
- work specialization can increase efficiency with the
same amount of effort

AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY
- authority includes the right to command and the power
to require obedience
- one cannot have authority without responsibility

DISCIPLINE
- necessary for an organization to function effectively,
however, the state of the disciplinary process depends
upon the quality of its leaders