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CJS 1125 Policing

Management and leadership of law enforcement agencies, including investigations, patrol, internal affairs, traffic enforcement and an overview of community based and problem-oriented policing theory and practice. Emphasis on crime analysis and prevention, community partnerships to reduce crime and community education. Principles of organization, staffing, budgeting, controlling, training and planning.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: DEV 0035 


  • Apply strategies for determining the effectiveness of community based approaches to crime prevention.
  • Explain the theory and typical practices of a community policing model.
  • Design strategies for establishing successful collaborations between law enforcement and community groups.
  • Practice key aspects of successful leadership and management of law enforcement agencies.
  • Analyze alternatives for organizing the work of police agencies and the advantages and disadvantages of each approach
  • Identify frequent personnel problems in police organizations and management responses.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3