CJUS 230 Police

This course is an overview of police functions and responsibilities at the local, state, and federal levels. Police operations are examined relative to effectiveness in crime control, delivery of services, and order maintenance. Additional topics will include major developments, such as diversity; problems in policing, such as profiling; rights and responsibilities of the uniformed officer; patrol and manpower distribution theories; police professionalism, unionism, ethics, and corruption; community relations; continuous fitness; and, the police subculture as a distinct value system.




CJUS 101 or permission of the instructor