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JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-643
Advanced Seminar in Policing (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. An examination of major U.S. police and law enforcement systems and issues. The focus of the course may be either the role of police in society, police-community relations, and special problems in policing, or management and policy issues such as police organization, federalism, police effectiveness, police discretion and use of force, and police accountability.

JLC-643
001
JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY
FALL 2015

Course Level: Graduate

Advanced Seminar in Policing (3)

U.S. Policing

The course focuses on the two critical elements of successful policing: agency administration and response to crime-- and examines key issues within these two elements (e.g. economic influences on policing, internal leadership and ethics, police responses to new technologies, etc.). The course highlights the most critical problems facing U.S. law enforcement (and their global law enforcement partners) and examines in depth how local police departments are addressing these issues.