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CRJ 211 - Community Values and the Administration of Justice

3 Credits

The inter-relationship of community values and ethical conduct in the administration of justice is explored. Through interaction and study, the student will become aware of how community and professional expectations can affect role performance. Open communication and accountability within and without the justice process will be stressed. (It is strongly suggested that students register for this course during their final semester before graduation.)

Prerequisite(s): CRJ 101, CRJ 103, CRJ 104, and CRJ 204, or permission of instructor. Co-requisite: CRJ 121 or previously completed

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Discuss contemporary problems in the area of criminal justice.
2.Identify and describe acceptable responses to current ethical problems in criminal justice.
3.Analyze contemporary criminal justice issues utilizing media or other sources of information.
4.Identify and describe issues with regard to partnerships between criminal justice agencies and the community.
5.Apply critical thinking and reasoning techniques to criminal justice issues.
6.Research contemporary criminal justice issues.
7.Participate in debates on contemporary criminal justice issues.
8.Evaluate how community perception of the police and justice system shapes relations between cultural groups within the community through analysis of historical police and citizen involvement.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023