Criminal Justice Certificate

CJC 203: Policing

Credit Hours



CRMJ 101.


This course examines the nature and purpose of policing in American society.  Topical areas include the urban police function, contemporary U.S. police systems, principles of police organization and administration, basic operational methodology, and efforts to professionalize police agencies. Outcomes: Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of changing role of police in modern society and articulate the role and challenges faced by police as it relates to the overall operation and goals of the criminal justice system.