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CRIM 205 - Policing and the Community


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: CRIM 101  or CRIM 102 
Introduces the history, function, and role of policing in American society. The multidimensional work of policing is emphasized with particular attention to strategies employed to combat and prevent crime through computer technology and advancements in nonlethal and lethal methods. Organizational and personal selections also are covered, as these are intimately connected to the structure and composition of the communities serviced. Practical and critical approaches to law enforcement are undertaken to explore prevailing and dissenting perspectives on the issues covered.



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