CJUS 385 Professional Practices in Criminal Justice

The course focuses on theories and concepts of criminal justice conduct and character as they relate to personal and professional discretionary decision making; emphasis will be on police and corrections officers relative to administrative policy and legal guidelines as they apply to federal and state civil, criminal, and administrative law including civil rights issues. The course is also designed to familiarize students with concepts relating to cultural diversity and the professionalism of criminal justice practitioners in the U.S. with regard to issues that are recurrent and problematic.




ENGL 106, ENGL 107, or ENGL 206 and CJUS 101 or permission of the instructor