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CJ 220 Criminal Justice and the Community
Gardner, Gary A.


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CourseCJ 220 Criminal Justice and Community GR
SemesterF1G2005
FacultyGardner, Gary A.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesB.S. Criminal Justice Administration
M.S. General Administration
Office Location125 South 5th Street, Grand Forks, ND
Office Hours8:00 AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday
Daytime Phone780-8224
Other Phone779-7727
E-Mailwww.park@park.edu
g3mgardner@aol.com
Semester Dates22 Aug - 16 Ocy 2005
Class Days--T-R--
Class Time7:35 - 10:15 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Carter, David l.; The Police and the Community; Prentice Hall; 2002.

Additional Resources:
Provided by the instructor.


Course Description:
Programming techniques for benefiting the agency-citizen relationship.  Emphasis is placed on utilizing the resources of the criminal justice agencies to engage in effective conflict resolution with citizens, develop citizen and agency awareness, community crime prevention and community relations.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Lecture, discussion, video presentation(s), and case study presentation(s).

Learning Outcomes:

Familiarize students with basic principles of criminal justice agency-citizen relationships.

Course Assessment:
Three written examinations in class.  No make up examinations will be allowed.

Grading:
Each exam is worth 30% of grade.  Class participation will be the other 10% of grade for a total of 100%.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission of coure material is not allowed unless previous arrangements with the instructor have been made.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Submitting someone else's work as your own is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.  If determined by the instructor that academic dishonesty has occured in any part of the course, the student(s) involved will normally be given an immediate "F" and dropped from the course.  All students are expected to show up for class prepared for discussion, assignments complete and ready to work.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
August:
23 - Chapters 1 and 2

25 - Chapters 3 and 4

30 - Chapter 5 and 6

September:
1   -  First Exam

6   -  Chapters 7 and 8

8   -  Chapters 9 and 10

13  -  Chapters 11 and 12

15  -  Midterm Exam

20  -  Chapter 13

22  -  Chapter 14

27  -  Chapter 15

29  -  Chapter 16

October:
4   -  Chapter 17

6   -  Chapter 18

11  -  Review/Discussion/Video Presentation(s)

13  -  Final Exam

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Read "Park University 2005 - 2006 Undergradute Catalog" pages 85 - 87.  Academic honesty is the responsibility of each student.  Any incidents of academic dishonesty could result in expulsion from class and possible termination as a Park University student.

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism is forbidden and will not be tolerated in any situation.

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Students will adhere to all Park University Policies and Procedures.

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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All students are responsible to review Park University Policies and Procedures regarding disabilities and discrimination policies.

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