2014-2015 Catalog

CRIM 2150 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

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(1) CRIM 1010

Course Description

This course examines some of the critical and prominent issues facing a modern police department and the U.S. court system. The course reviews the increase in the correction population and the use of modern technology, such as biometrics and global positioning tracking systems, in relationship to crime rates. Students evaluate and recommend an approach for the U.S. criminal justice system to better understand and respond to current critical issues.