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Police Innovations

Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: CRIM.3470;

Course Description

This course is concerned with contemporary efforts to change police agencies, particularly in the United States. Contemporary reform revolves mainly around what we now know as community policing and this course will dwell at some length on these initiatives. Other innovations, some of which may complement community policing, and all of which are narrower in scope, are also considered.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 44.141 pre-req
  • Special Notes: For permission numbers and questions regarding the Undergraduate Criminal Justice Program, please email
  • Credits: 3;

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