Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CRIM 401: Policing in America

CRIM 401-001: Policing in America
(Fall 2017)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM W

East Building 122

Section Information for Fall 2017

Discover the challenges, excitement, and rewards of law enforcement today with AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING  We will examine today's most current issues, policing techniques and industry trends, including homeland security, recent terrorism incidents, the controversial Secure. This course is designed to help the student understand the world of policing today and the many challenges faced by the police. 

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Fundamental issues relevant to contemporary public policing in America: role and history of police; impact on crime, disorder, and other social problems; discretion and its control; moral hazards; police legitimacy and public support; police culture and the police organization; and community policing. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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