Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

CRJ-111 Police and Society (3)

Examines police as part of society's official control apparatus. A theory-based course which utilizes a multiple causation model to explain police issues, integrating six core elements: history, role, socialization, culture, function and experience. Students study police history, police role and organization, the making of a police officer, police behavior, stress, the delivery of effective police services and the future of law enforcement. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

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