CRJU 4600 - Police Practices and Issues


An advanced examination of policing, exploring topics including the police subculture, the police use of discretion, the broken-windows approach, community policing, and problem-solving approaches.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

Credit Hours

Criminal Justice


  • CRJU 1100

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