CRJ 201 500W - Policing

This course is intended to broaden the student’s understanding of the origins and development of law enforcement agencies in the United States. Moreover, the course will examine the complex role of the police in a democratic society in the criminal justice system. An emphasis will be placed on recruitment, the training process and the importance of diversity, particularly among larger police departments in the U.S. The course will also examine contemporary legal issues and modern strategies such as community, evidence-based, intelligence-led and predictive policing.

Course Credit: 3


Professor Brenda Vollman

Special Instructions and Information:

This is a hybrid course that meets every Wednesday from 12:30pm to 1:45pm in F908.