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Anomia – relates to the breaking down of an individual’s sense of attachment to society and others. Assessment center – process including interviews, psychological testing, in-basket exercises, management tasks, group discussions, role-playing exercises, fact-finding exercises, oral presentation exercises and written communication exercises. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – the chief of police or the sheriff. Chief of Police – also known as commissioner or superintendent; considered one of mot influential and prestigious persons in local government; oversees all the activities of the police department. Field Training Officer (FTO) – Veteran officer charged with training new officers on the street. First-line Supervisor – located between the upper management and the rank-and-file officers. Lieutenant – supervisory role between captain and field supervisors, or sergeants. Middle managers – includes captains and lieutenants; between field supervisors and upper administration. Mintzberg Model for CEOs – model to delineate and define roles of police CEOs with the three primarily roles being the interpersonal, the informational, and the decision-maker. THE INTERPERSONAL ROLE Police Training Officer (PTO) – takes traditional FTO program to higher level embracing and evaluating new officers based on understanding and application of COPPS. Political Arena – situations and conflicts outside the control of the chief, which can be divided into three types based on duration, intensity, and pervasiveness: confrontation, shaky alliance, and politicized organization. Sheriff – elected position of the chief law enforcement executive. CEO engages in tasks relating to: Monitoring/inspecting Dissemination Spokesperson duties Monitoring/inspecting: Constantly reviews the department’s operations to ensure that it is operating smoothly (or as

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