CJUS 280 Law Enforcement

3 credits

Provides students with an understanding of the fundamental principles of law enforcement. This course presents a substantial chronology of policing in the United States, beginning with the pre-American experience and ending with recent events. A wide spectrum of law enforcement agencies, identifying the most important characteristics of city, state, and federal police work are examined. The services and importance of different police activities (patrol, traffic, and criminal investigation) are explained and particular attention is paid to current issues and trends in law enforcement.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C-" or better in CJUS 101