This special topics course will examine the history, organization, functions, and current issues among American policing. Some of the issues discussed will be race & community relations, militarization, use of force, discretion, subculture, and policing strategies. Students will evaluate each issue to learn its causes and ways in which society can better address these concerns. Prerequisite: SO-260 or instructor permission.
- Teacher: John Crum
JC_SEMESTER: 23 FA