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01:202:496 Special Topics
Description: Focuses on critical issues in criminal justice. May encompass topics related to law, law enforcement, the courts, corrections, etc. Specific issues are determined by the instructor.
Prerequisites: 01:202:201
Course Synopsis:

Professor TRIGG, Section 02, Law Enforcement & the Community: Gangs, Drugs, Violence, & Technology: This course will look at the relationship between police officers and the communities they serve with an emphasis on ethical standards, human relations, civil rights and community service.  There will be a focus on how gangs, drugs, violence and technology have changed policing in our communities.  This course will also concentrate on how the attitudes and actions of the police and the public help to define and build relationships.

Professor MAYFRYER, Section 80/81, The Offender and the Criminal Justice System: The Offender in the Criminal Justice System:   This course will cover the criminal justice system from the perspective of the offender.  The course will provide students with an understanding of how and why offenders make the decisions that lead them to commit crime.  The course will help students comprehend offenders’ motives, perceptions, and decision-making strategies. Students will explore the rationalizations for crime featuring first-hand accounts from all types of offenders including killers, robbers, illegal drug manufacturers, shop-lifters, sex workers and white collar offenders.

Current Syllabus:

Fall 2017 TRIGG
Fall 2017 MAYFRYER (Brookdale)
Fall 2017 MAYFRYER (Mercer)

Previous Syllabi:

Spring 2017 SZEJNER
Spring 2017 YUZUK
Fall 2016 MILLER

Fall 2016 WELCH
Spring 2016 SZEJNER

Spring 2016 ZGOBA
Fall 2015 WELCH

Summer 2015 SZEJNER

Spring 2015 SZEJNER
Spring 2015 MILLER
Spring 2015 YUZUK
Fall 2014 WELCH
Summer 2014 SZEJNER
Spring 2014 SZEJNER

Spring 2014 MILLER
Spring 2014 YUZUK
Fall 2013 PIEHL
Fall 2013 WELCH
Fall 2013 SZEJNER
Summer 2013 SZEJNER
Spring 2013 SZEJNER
Spring 2013 WELCH
Fall 2012 SZEJNER
Spring 2012 KRIVO
Spring 2012 MCCANN
Fall 2011 CARR
Fall 2011 SZEJNER
Fall 2011 ZGOBA
Summer 2011 ZGOBA
Fall 2010 MCCANN
Fall 2010 CARR
Fall 2010 SZEJNER
Fall 2010 KRIVO
Summer 2010 SZEJNER





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