2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRIJ 2328 - Police Systems and Practices

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
This course examines the establishment, role and function of police in a democratic society. It will focus on types of police agencies and their organizational structure, police-community interaction, police ethics, and use of authority. CIP Code: (4301045724)
Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Describe the types of police agencies and explain the role of police in America within the context of a democratic society. 2 - Describe means and methods utilized to ensure police accountability. 3 - Explain the historical development of policing. 4 - Describe the selection process for police officers. 5 - Compare and contrast organizational structures, policies, strategies and tactics employed to ensure police effectiveness, efficiency and equity.