Flashcards in Chapter 8 key term Deck (13):
rules and standards governing conduct.
the determination of whether an action is possible, given current standards of operation, conditions, and restrictions.
decision making by a group, characterized by a lack of both creativity and individual responsibility.
a simplified, gut-level method of decision making that emphasizes internal personality attributes of the decision maker.
the application, collection, and analysis of data from decision making within an organization.
a process that links present actions to future conditions.
Quick Action Deployment—
QUAD: A relatively new police methodology designed for arriving officers to take immediate action in active shooter situations; locate and stop the shooter.
the traditional model of decision making based on logic or reason.
recognition-primed decision making (RPD):
method of decision making that focuses on the assessment of the situation, its dynamics, and the experience of the decision maker
the process that determines the appropriateness of an action in accordance with general policies, rules, and laws.
special weapons and tactics police teams often used by the police during critical incidents such as barricaded felons, hostage situations, and felony search warrants. synoptic planning: a process that comprises four activities: preparing to plan, making a choice between alternatives, implementing a plan, and evaluating the plan.
the concept that instantaneous or quick decisions made by well-trained and experienced administrators may often be better than those made more deliberately and with significantly more information and time.