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 and philosophical aspects of police service with an overview of crime and police problems. The process of justice and constitutional limitations on law enforcement, along with the organization and jurisdiction of local, state, and federal agencies are covered. A survey of professional career opportunities is interwoven into the course, as well as the critical importance of an ethical decision making process in every aspect of police activity. Prerequisite: CRJ 101, and ENG and RDG placement at college level, or permission of instructor.