CRJ-110 - Policing

3 credits

This course is an introduction and basic survey of policing at the federal, state, and local level. This course examines what it means to be a "modern" police officer, including the development of law enforcement through various points in history. Students are introduced to the organization, function and objectives of modern policing; as well the process by which one becomes a police officer and makes their way through a career in the field. The concepts of crime control, peacekeeping, and order

maintanace are explored along with ethical and legal decision making. Also discussed are police-community relations, major issues facing the modern police officer, and innovations in police strategy; including Community Policing, Problem Oriented Policing, and Zero-Tolerance Policing.

Prerequisite(s): CRJ-101 

CRJ-110 - Policing

3 credits

This course is an introduction and basic survey of policing at the federal, state, and local level. This course examines what it means to be a "modern" police officer, including the development of law enforcement through various points in history. Students are introduced to the organization, function and objectives of modern policing; as well the process by which one becomes a police officer and makes their way through a career in the field. The concepts of crime control, peacekeeping, and order

 

maintanace are explored along with ethical and legal decision making. Also discussed are police-community relations, major issues facing the modern police officer, and innovations in police strategy; including Community Policing, Problem Oriented Policing, and Zero-Tolerance Policing.

Prerequisite(s): CRJ-101