CRMJ 305 Syllabus

CRMJ 305 Syllabus - Loyola University Chicago/ Department...

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Loyola University Chicago/ Department of Criminal Justice Municipal Police Operations - CRMJ 305 Spring Semester 2011 Professor Bernard J. Ward Ph.D. Dept. of Criminal Justice e-mail: bward@luc.edu cell phone: 312-437-9433 Department Phone: 312-915-7564 Location Water Tower Campus – Corboy Center Rm # 304 Dates/Times Course Description This course will examine the role of the police as it has evolved with our changing society. We will begin with the creation of the modern police department ( London: 1829), extending to the present day. We will discuss the theoretical aspects of policing, as well as, how those theories impact policing today. We will examine: the structure and function of the modern police organization; the interaction of the police with the public; standards for recruitment and professionalization; and the problems of excessive force, accountability and corruption. Text Walker, Samuel & Katz, Charles. The Police in America . 6 th or 7 th editions . McGraw – Hill. Either edition is acceptable. Requirements Assigned readings should be completed before class. The mid-term and final exams will each count for 40% of the final grade. The research paper or presentation (your choice) will constitute the final 20% of the final grade. Attendance and class participation will be considered in the final grade. Exams
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