Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017, Page: 31-37
Leadership Skill of Police Personnel: An Overview of Bangladesh
Md. Kamruzzaman, School of Criminology and Police Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh; School of Victimology and Restorative Justice, Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh; School of Law, National University, Gazipur, Bangladesh
Received: Jan. 23, 2017;       Accepted: Feb. 7, 2017;       Published: Mar. 1, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.dmath.20170202.11      View  1535      Downloads  84
Abstract
The objective of the paper is to shed light on police leadership skill by interviewing the police personnel. The study is based on the cases. The case studies are plinth upon interviews with 23 police officers at Tangail district in Bangladesh. The fact is that, there was no women police leader as competent respondent in this study. The results were clear; 100% of the respondents were men. From the case study, I identify some leadership skill which should possessed by police personnel. These are, operational skill, ethical decision making, accountability, honesty, predictability, logic, supportive, approachable, higher level thinker, motivation, creative, taking responsibility, respectful, desire to influence, enthusiastic, selflessness, politically astute, good communicator, team builder and intellectual motivation. It is concluded that effective police leaders have particular relational strengths that serve to elevate levels of commitment, work satisfaction, and motivation. The paper also points out that a police leader can encourage and motivate other police within the department to achieve the goal. The findings provide important preliminary insights into the experiences and beliefs of police supervisors.
Keywords
Leadership, Police, Management, Intellectual Motivation, Bangladesh
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Md. Kamruzzaman, Leadership Skill of Police Personnel: An Overview of Bangladesh, International Journal of Discrete Mathematics. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 31-37. doi: 10.11648/j.dmath.20170202.11
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