CRJS 215 Class 1 2008

CRJS 215 Class 1 2008 - CRJS 215S Introduction To...

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CRJS 215S Introduction To Criminology One Book: Criminology (Larry J. Siegel)
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Instructor Mike O’Toole Background 20 Years + experience in Community Corrections Law Enforcement Officer: Major, Chief of Community Corrections Published Author on Recidivism Studies State Government Academic Practitioner Perspective
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Succeeding In Class The Easy Way: Responsibility Read Assignments Generally Before Classes Attend Class, Participate, Take Notes Review Material For Understanding The Hard Way: Irresponsibility -Don’t Read Assignments Or Attend Class -Rely On Someone Else To Carry You
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Class Experience CJ majors: Working part-time? Working full-time? Law enforcement experience? Parents?
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Pleasure Not Pain Let’s have fun. Kidding around is okay. Happy Hours: A form of career counseling Let me know if I can help you.
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Participation Enhances Positive Outcomes Quizzes: Midterm and Final OR 4 Quizzes? Class Length Entire time OR until cover material? Written Assignments: -Learn more about Criminology
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Rules For Fairness Verification required for excused late papers and missed quizzes. Be considerate. Be on time for quizzes and written assignments. Honor Code is absolute.
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Extra Credit 1. Class attendance and participation 10 quiz points, attend all classes 8 quiz points, one absence 6 quiz points, two absences 4 quiz points, three absences 2 quiz points, four absences 2. Extra assignments during semester 10 quiz points Maximum each time
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Getting Started 1. What is the purpose of our CJ System? 2. What is the purpose of incarceration? 3. What is crime? 4. Who determines what a crime is?
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5. Does our CJ system work as it should? 6. Why do police officers act as they do? 7. Are they fair and unbiased?
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8. Should offenders who commit similar crimes and who have similar backgrounds receive identical sentences? 9. Who is being punished worse by incarceration: offenders or society?
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10. How should society decide who is punished and who is not? 11. Should we be as fair and just with criminals as with one another? 12. What is punishment?
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13. What is sufficient punishment? 14. Is prison/jail more punitive than probation or parole?
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16. What is the role and function of American courts? 17. Whose responsibility is public safety?
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18. Is the Bill of Right still relevant? 19. What does the US Constitution and Bill of Right mean to us in everyday life? 20. Who cares?
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What Is Criminology? Criminology Start study guide notes with this slide.
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What Is Criminology? Criminology: Academic discipline that uses scientific methods to study the nature, extent, cause, and control of criminal behavior. Criminology is an interdisciplinary science, which involves two or more academic
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course CRJS 215 taught by Professor O'toole during the Spring '08 term at Old Dominion.

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