CRIM 6504: Policing in U.S. Communities
Seminar - 4 credits
- Studies the historical and contemporary issues regarding the purpose and function of police in U.
- S. communities.
- Focuses on understanding variation in crime-control strategies across ecological settings, which complicates police leaders' efforts to reach balance between appropriately responding to citizen calls for service and proactive policing.
- Highlights effective policing efforts, which routinely involve bringing officers and community residents together in the hope of solving problems.
- Critically assesses the role of systemic racism and contemporary police practices that impact police-community relationships.
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