Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:
- Comprehend major forces, events, influences and ideas that have shaped the practice of policing.
- Analyze and understand issues important to the relationships among the police, other institutions, and the public, including police discretion and accountability.
- Demonstrate an understanding of issues of concern to law enforcement, including police culture and use of force.
- Demonstrate competence in written communication on issues involving policing, producing well-organized writing that meets conventional standards of correctness.