Aug 09, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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CRJU 3310:Police in America

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: CRJU 1101  
This course provides an overview of American law enforcement including the role and purposes of police in society, the major functions and responsibilities of police, and police subculture. This course also examines legal issues related to policing, police discretion and decision-making, and police behavior including use of force and misconduct. Emphasis is placed on police effectiveness in controlling and preventing crime, police/community relations, and future trends in law enforcement.



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