Catalogue 2012 - 2013

CJ 509 Critical Issues in Policing


1 cr.

Course Description

In this course, students attend and participate in monthly didactic seminars in which they study the flexibility and responsiveness of the police profession to contemporary issues and controversies, and those issues that have waxed and waned in policing. General critical areas of policing that students learn about include recruitment and selection, training, organizational management, and operational procedures. Some major issues and controversies that have shaped and reshaped policing, which students study in this course include police use of force, criminal investigations, critical incident management, and policing and special units.