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Number:CJ447
Name:Critical Issues in Criminal Justice
Description:The student will examine some of the most critical issues in law enforcement and corrections today including: understanding and controlling police use of deadly force, police deviance, police prejudice and discrimination.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every spring semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): CJ121
at least Junior status, or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

Discuss the various issues involving use of force
Examine the use of police discretion
Identify the role of the modern police officer in relationship to the community policing philosophy.
Identify the effects of prejudice and discrimination in the criminal justice system.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 CRIMINAL JUSTICE 9781259658846 NAUGHTON 40TH 17 MCG Rioux $60 $0 $0
S 2017 TAKING SIDES:...CRIME+CRIMINOLOGY 9781259670626 HICKEY 12TH 17 MCG Rioux $66 $0 $0
S 2017 CRITICAL ISSUES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 9781308999296 VARIOUS MCG (c) Dyer $0 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Dyer $0 $0 $0
F 2015 (none) Giorgetti $0 $0 $0
S 2015 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 9780195330175 DECKER 3 OXF Giorgetti $0 $49 $0
S 2015 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 9780195330175 DECKER 3 OXF Giorgetti $0 $49 $0
S 2014 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 9780195330175 DECKER 3 Giorgetti $0 $0 $0
S 2014 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 9780195330175 DECKER 3 Giorgetti $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Controversies in Criminal Justice : Contemporary Readings 978-0-19-533017-5 Decker, Scott / Katz 2003 Roxbury Publishing Co. Giorgetti $55 $41 $0
S 2013 Controversies in Criminal Justice : Contemporary Readings 978-0-19-533017-5 Decker, Scott / Katz 2003 Roxbury Publishing Co. Giorgetti $55 $41 $0
S 2011 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL 1-891487-94-9 DECKER OXFORD UNIV Giorgetti $51 $38
S 2010 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL 1-891487-94-9 DECKER OXF Giorgetti $45 $34
S 2009 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL 1-891487-94-9 DECKER ROXBURY PUBLISHING CO. Giorgetti $45 $34
S 2008 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL DECKER ROXBURY Giorgetti $45 $34
S 2008 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL DECKER ROXBURY Giorgetti $45 $34
S 2007 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 1-891487-94-9 DECKER ROXBURY PUBLISHING C Giorgetti $45 $34
S 2006 CONTROVERSIES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE DECKER 3 Giorgetti $43 $32
S 2003 Controversial Issues in Criminal Justice 1-891487-94-9 Decker 1st Roxbury Publishing C Giorgetti $0 $0