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2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJ 219 - Police and Society

This course will provide students an overview of the history and evolution of the American police system. Topics will include the development and organization of law enforcement agencies, the role of police in society, core police functions, patterns of police-citizen relations, legal issues, and innovations in policing tactics.  Students will learn how changes and trends in society affect police operations and will critically examine issues related to law enforcement.

General Education Requirements:

Prerequisites: CRJ 114

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3