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.
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.
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
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.
Mid-Term Exam 30% A 90-100%
Final Exam 30% B 80-89%
Research Paper 30% C 70-79%
and Quizzes 10% D 60-69%
F below 60%
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.
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.
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
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 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 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
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and
to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute
Catalog Page 100
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