CCJS667: Innovations in Policing: Programs, Policies and Research

Examine the factors that have led to recent police innovations and recent innovations in the study of policing. Critically explores the effects of such policies on crime and disorder, on research practices, as well as unintended consequences on community, police abuse and police organization. Which policies have been found to be effective? What types of practices work most effectively for what type of crime and disorder problems? Has there been sufficient research for us to come to solid conclusions regarding these questions? Does present research fit the practices of the police?
Prerequisites/Rules:
Credit only granted for: CCJS667 or CCJS699W. Formerly: CCJS699W.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular Regular grading , Audit No grade is assigned
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Lawrence Sherman View Syllabus