This course entails a comprehensive analysis of critical issues affecting policing in society and the interaction of the police within the context of addressing major trends in crime control and law enforcement in modern American society. The historical development of police agencies and policing strategies will be studied, tracing the earliest stages of the policing theory and the changing role of the police in society and the society of the police. Special topics include emerging and evolving police practices regarding women and children as victims and offenders, as well as topics involving special police investigative actions and techniques (such as pattern homicide and sex offender cases) will be examined in depth. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: CRJ 205 or permission of department chair.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017