CRJ 226 Law Enforcement Process (3 credits)

This course covers the history and development of law enforcement in modern society and the various systems of police control; philosophical aspects of police service with an overview of crime and police problems; the process of justice and constitutional limitations on law enforcement; organization and jurisdiction of local, state, and federal agencies; and a survey of professional career opportunities. Students are taught to employ ethical perspectives and judgments in applying this knowledge to related problems and changing fact situations. Prerequisite: CRJ 101; ENG and RDG placement must be at college level or Permission of Instructor.