CRIM 4278 Police and Community Relations 3/0/3
Prerequisite: CRIM 1100
This course will examine the numerous and complex factors involved in the area of human relations as it affects policing and police administration. Students will become familiar with the need for community involvement within police decision making in a democratic society. Insights as to the effects of diversity upon American society and their impacts upon police-community relations will be discussed in detail. Particular emphasis will be placed upon learning how the police must go about establishing and maintaining positive relationships with the many communities that they serve.