CRIMLJUS 7120 Policing in a Democratic Society
|Course Number:||CRIMLJUS 7120|
|Course Name:||Policing in a Democratic Society|
|Course Description:||Policing in a democratic society offers a critical and an in-depth analysis of past, present, and future law enforcement functions in the United States. Examines how police as agents of social control operate and function within a democratic society.|
- Explain the history and development of law enforcement in the United States.
- Describe the various structures and organizational styles consistent with contemporary police departments.
- Explore endemic issues facing law enforcement.
- Explain contemporary issues associated with community-oriented policing.
- Describe future law enforcement trends.
- Critically analyze problems, issues, and challenges facing law enforcement agents.
- Understand Problem Oriented Policing
- Understand law enforcements role in responding to and preventing terrorism
- Appraise the historical development of policing in the United States.
- Compare and contrast the political and professional models of policing.
- Distinguish and analyze the various eras of law enforcement in this country.
- Differentiate various theories of police culture and behavior.
- Differentiate and evaluate the various forms of illegal police behavior.
- Compare and contrast various theoretical perspectives on police misconduct.
- Assess the various aspects of police ethics.
- Evaluate the role of research in setting police policy.
- Appraise the role of the community in community policing.
- Compare and contrast the various models of contemporary policing.
- Assess the role of organizational leaders in modern police thought.
- Evaluate the growth of community-oriented policing.
- Appraise the historical development of deadly force policies.
- Assess the impact of civil liability cases in law enforcement operations.
- Analyze the role of research in law enforcement.
- Evaluate future trends in law enforcement.
- Describe law enforcements role in response to and prevention of domestic and international terrorism.
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