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CRJU1102 – Policing and Practices pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course includes an introduction into the development of American policing and an understanding of the modern roles and functions of police in a democratic society. These roles and functions include responsibilities in peacekeeping, law enforcement, community policing and customer service. Minnesota Police Officer Standards and Training Board learning objectives are also covered.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Explain the historical development of policing in America.
  2. Examine the roles of modern day peace officers.
  3. Explore strategies used to deal with issues affecting today's law enforcement officer.
  4. Differentiate policing styles affecting American law enforcment.
  5. Relate the important concepts of community policing.
  6. Explore effective crime prevention strategies.
  7. Identify technological advancements aiding law enforcement.
  8. Examine the police "Code of Ethics" and "Code of Conduct".
  9. Explain proper police response.
  10. Differentiate varied roles within a typical police department.
  11. Evaluate the importance of understanding policing in a multi-cultural society and understanding diverse cultures
  12. Analyze gender issues related to law enforcement.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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