CRIM 370: Policing in America

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: CRIM 102
Examines the role of police in the administration of justice. By integrating theory, research, and policy, this course focuses on the history of police and community relationships, recruitment and training processes, police functions, and the police subculture. Other topics include contemporary issues facing police, including use of deadly force, policing diverse populations, and utilizing technology to fight crime.