Police and Society

MET CJ 251

This course provides a foundation for understanding the implications of policing in the United States. The course examines the historical development of policing in the U.S., the role of police in our society, police organizations and decision-making, policing strategies, as well as issues of authority and accountability. Throughout the course, several contemporary issues and controversies facing the police will be discussed including: police discrimination, police use of force practices, and other special topics.

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Cronin FLR 121 M 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

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