CRIM 401: Policing in America
CRIM 401-003: Policing in America
01:30 PM to 04:10 PM M
Krug Hall 242
Section Information for Fall 2022
This course is an introduction to policing in the United States. Using the term Police, I am also including Sheriff’s Offices and deputies. By the end of this course, students will be introduced to:
- The history of the police.
- Police operational policies & duties.
- The complex nature of police culture.
- Constitutional Policing and Fair & Impartial Policing
- The different types of police agencies in the United States.
- The relationship of the police to the community and to the criminal justice system.
The course will also cover current issues in policing, such as police use of force, technology, and the role of police in terrorism prevention.
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Course Information from the University Catalog
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.