CRIM 2350: Policing a Democratic Society
Lecture - 4 credits
- Traces the history, evolution, and organization of the police in the United States.
- Examines the role of police in society, structure and culture of police organizations, function and activities of the police, and police deviance and accountability.
- The course objectives are to acquaint students with prior research on the police, examine critically the police as a component of the criminal justice system, explore the complex nature of the profession, and assist those who are considering a policing career to understand the realities of the job.
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