Section Information for Fall 2021
This course is designed to examine and explore the institutions, processes, and people responsible for providing police services (Law enforcement) in America. We begin the course with a historical perspective regarding the origins of policing, and build upon the development of today’s American system of policing. The course will identify and discuss major milestones associated with policing, to include social, political, legal, and technological influences and advances in poling. Furthermore, we will identify and explore challenges associated with policing and the lessons learned and have yet to identify and overcome. This learning experience will be accomplished through thoughtful and careful presentation of information, through the text “Policing America,” lectures, potential guest speakers, class discussion posts, and the presentation of relevant and current topics in policing America.
A more detailed syllabus is attached.
CRIM 401 DL2 is an asynchronous distance education section. Students do not need to be online on any particular days or times.
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