Description
Police Roles in Society
3 Undergraduate Credits
An examination of why police emerge in societies. A discussion of the appropriate roles of the police departments and individual police officers in a democratric society. A review of the history and evolution of police roles, and functions: including crime control, social services responsibilities, and political perception. A review of selected studies focusing upon the perceptions by police of their roles, organizational practices, and the police as agents of social control.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
CRJU 310
Academic Group
College of Beh and Social Scie
Academic Organization
Criminal Justice
Campus
Coppin State University