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Course Descriptions

PLE 270 - Contemporary Issues in Public Safety

Variable Credit

This contemporary issues course provides the opportunity for public safety professionals to intensively confront the operational, administrative, leadership and training issues of the day in the time compressed, decision making environment of public safety agencies. A lecturer/facilitator will present the issue to be explored, analyze it and then facilitate an exchange among the registrants on how the public safety community should respond. Some examples of issues to be confronted are increasing homicide are increasing homicide rates, community notification on crime patterns and criminals, bias crime, and high speed pursuits, among others. At the end of the course, each registrant will author a position paper on the issue and her/his recommended public safety response. Due to the changing nature of the subject matter, this course may be taken more than once. Student must be in service as a public safety professional.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Develop an understanding and apply information learned and demonstrate specific designated public safety skills.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023
Summer Session 2023