Course Descriptions

CRJ 102 - Introduction to Private Security/Loss Prevention

3 Credits

This course will cover the development, role, responsibility, limitations and liabilities of the private security industry within society from its beginnings to its current state. Specific attention will be spent on describing the relationship between private security professionals, law enforcement and representatives of the legal system. Additional topics such as work place violence, organized retail theft, the conduct of internal and external investigations, interviewing techniques, current role and impact technology, and career opportunities will also be analyzed and evaluated. Three class hours.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the evolving impact of technological advances within various contexts, which could include the social, business, or private security spheres.
2. Compare the responsibilities of a private security professional with those of a law enforcement officer.
3. Explain how the work of private security professionals is compatible with the American criminal and civil legal system.
4. Analyze how private security teams, in partnership with law enforcement officials, address various issues related to organized retail
5. Explain how private security professionals can address the rise of violence in the workplace.
6. Explain how private security professionals deal with white collar crime.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018