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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJ 330 Police and Society

3 Credit(s)
This course examines the police as an institution of social control in a democratic society. Students will be introduced to the history and basic structure of American law enforcement, as well as the legal environment of policing and differing views on the police mandate. Police administration and leadership will be studied in the context of current theory and research on police strategies, technology, behavior, occupational culture, ethics, and accountability. Finally, the course will emphasize contemporary issues, such as the changing face of policing in the post-9/11 world and future strategic directions for the field. Three lecture hours per week. CRJ major requirement. Prerequisite: CRJ101.