CJAD6340 Contemporary Problems and Issues In Police Administration

Course Description

A study of the role of the police and policing in American society, emphasizing principles and practices of administration and their application to law enforcement. General problems and practices relating to contemporary police administration are discussed, including community policing and problem-oriented policing.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: None

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the problems in the field of Policing and Police Administration.
  • Examine contemporary problems at a micro, meso, and macro level of assessment.
  • Create solutions to the problems identified.
  • Explain the various legal issues that impact the Criminal Justice field, such as but not limited to, surveillance, the Patriot Act, Body Cameras, DNA evidence, juvenile justice, wrongful convictions, racial profiling, and sex offender registration.