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CJ 220 Criminal Justice and Community
DeAngelis, George A.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseCJ 220 Criminal Justice and Community
SemesterF2B2004
FacultyDeAngelis, George A.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Daytime Phone240-7694
E-Mailgeorge.deangelis@pirate.park.edu
Semester DatesOctober 12-December 2,2004
Class Days--T-R--
Class Time5:00 - 7:30 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Carter, David. The Police and the Commumnity, Seventh Edition, Prentice Hall, 2002 ISBN 0-13-041063-2

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

Educational Philosophy:
The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactivenss based on lectures, current events, videos, and class discussions. The emhpasis is on the exploration of ideas and issues confronting the modern criminal justice system in society.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
a. identify various services providedto communities by the criminal justice system
b. define community policing
c. recognize the challenges associated with implementing community policing
d. distinguish between traditional policing and community policing
e. recognize the benefits of community policing

Course Assessment:
There will be a mid-term examination and a final examination. (required)
In addition, each student will be required to prepare a research paper relating to an approved criminal justice and the community topic matter. Quizzes are optional at the discretion of the instructor.

Grading:
Mid-Term Exam               30%     A  90-100%
Final Exam                       30%     B  80-89%
Research Paper              30%     C  70-79%
Attendance, Participation
and Quizzes                     10%     D  60-69%
                                                       F below 60%
 

Late:
Only with prior approval of instructor. Papers submitted beyond the schedule submission date will be lowered one letter grade.
Extra credit work is not permitted.

Conduct:
Academic Honesty is required as per Park University Policy
Classes missed for legitimate reasons (e.g., illness, family emergency, work assignments, TDY) may be excused at the determination of the instructor. However, "excused" students are responsible for all materials covered during class period and subject to appropriate consequences as deemed proper by instructor.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
October 12   Intro, Chapter 1  Foundation
October 14   Chapter 2           Concept of Community

October 19   Chapter 3           Fundamentals of CP
October 21   Chapter 4           Ethics & Police

October 26   Chapter 5           Police Role Dilemma
October 28   Chapter 6           Professionalism

Nov. 02      Chapter 7             Police Discretion
Nov. 04      Chapter 8&9        Police Self&Public Image

Nov. 09      Mid-Term Exam   Chapters 1-9
Nov. 11      Chapter 10           Perception & Values

Nov. 16      Chapter 12 & 13  Violence & Deadly Force
Nov. 18      Chapter 14 & 15  Complaints & Issues

Nov. 23      Chapter 17           Look at the Future
                                RESEARCH DUE
Nov. 25      Thanksgiving        HOLIDAY

Nov. 30      Final Exam           Chapters 10,12-15,17
Dec. 02      Feedeback Session   final grade, exam review

schedule subject to change
videos will be added as time allows

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 2004-2005 Undergradute Catalog
Page 101

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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

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 2004-2005 Undergradute Catalog Page 100

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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