<p>Introduction to the administration of criminal justice in a democratic society, with emphasis on the theoretical and historical development of law enforcement. The principles of organization and administration for law enforcement; functions and specific activities; planning and research; public relations; personnel and training; inspection and control; direction; policy formulation.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Justine MadooCo-Instructor: Jessica Miller
    Fall 2019Instructor: Kyle Dorsey
    Fall 2019Instructor: Justine MadooCo-Instructor: Jessica MillerView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Justine Madoo
    Summer 2019Instructor: Anat Kimchi
<p>Criminal behavior and the methods of its study; causation; typologies of criminal acts and offenders; punishment, correction and incapacitation; prevention of crime.</p>
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    Summer 2019Instructor: Jessica Deitzer
    Summer 2019Instructor: Cassandra Philippon
    Fall 2019Instructor: Kyle Dorsey
    Fall 2019Instructor: Mei YangView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Sally Simpson
    Summer 2019Instructor: Jessica Miller
<p>Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics, graphical techniques, and the computer analysis of criminology and criminal justice data. Basic procedures of hypothesis testing, correlation and regression analysis, and the analysis of continuous and binary dependent variables. Emphasis upon the examination of research problems and issues in criminology and criminal justice.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson LehmanView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Greg Midgette
    Summer 2019Instructor: Bo Jiang
<p>Conflict is unfortunately resolved through violence in a number of settings. It ranges from interpersonal to international in its scope. This course investigates the strengths and weakness of a number of resolutions to reducing violence over the course of history using both state centered and informal control.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Kyle DorseyView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Fall 2019Instructor: Min XieView: Syllabus
<p>Law as one of the methods of social control. Criminal law: its nature, sources and types; theories and historical developments. Behavioral and legal aspects of criminal acts. Classification and analysis of selected criminal offenses.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Christine White
    Fall 2019Instructor: Russell E. Hamill IIIView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Cortney FisherView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Christine White
    Spring 2019Instructor: Russell E. Hamill III
<p>Introduction to the formulation of research questions covering crime and justice, research designs, data collection, and interpretation and reporting in criminological and justice-system settings.</p>
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Thomas Alexander
    Summer 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson Lehman
    Fall 2019Instructor: Laure BrooksView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson LehmanView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Wendy Stickle
    Spring 2019Instructor: Laure Brooks
    Spring 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson Lehman
<p>(Perm Req) An introduction to modern methods used in detection, investigation, and solution of crime. Students will be taught basic and advanced investigative techniques utilized by law enforcement agencies. Analysis of actual cases will be used to demonstrate practical uses of these techniques.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<p>(Perm Req) An introduction to modern methods used in the detection, investigation and solution of crimes. Practical analysis of evidence in a crime laboratory, including fingerprints and other impressions, firearms ID and ballistics, hairs and fibers, document examination, and use of polygraph. This class is taught using a "blended learning" format divided equally with presentation of online recorded lectures, case studies, webcasts and readings; and practical examination of criminalistics procedures and evidence identification exercises in the CCJS Crime Laboratory.
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Thomas MaurielloView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Thomas Mauriello
    Summer 2019Instructor: Thomas Mauriello
<p>The trafficking of human beings in its historical, legal, economic, political and social contexts. Scope of the global problem, different forms of human trafficking, and regional trends and practices. Roles of government, the international community and individual actors. Strategies to combat trafficking.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Christine WhiteView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Louis "Chip" Morlier
    Spring 2019Instructor: Christine White
    Spring 2019Instructor: Wendy Stickle
<p>Topics may include career criminals, prison overcrowding, prediction, ecological studies of crimes, family and delinquency, entrepreneurship in criminal justice and criminology, and similar criminological problems.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Edward Pallas
(Perm Req) In-depth examination of selected topics. Criminal responsibility. Socio-legal policy alternatives with regard to deviance. Law enforcement procedures for civil law and similar legal problems. Admissibility of evidence. Representation. Indigent's right to counsel.
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Alan Drew
<p>(Perm Req) Critical issues relating to policing. Topics include police discretion, role of police, use of force, misconduct, police research, administration, personnel, and etc.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Laure Brooks
    Fall 2019Instructor: David Mitchell
    Fall 2019Instructor: Nicole Romeiser
    Spring 2019Instructor: Laure BrooksView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: David Mitchell
<p>Examination of the American correctional system. Identification of historical and contemporary themes, issues, and trends. Evaluation of correctional policies, practices and research.</p>
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    Spring 2019Instructor: William Sollod
    Fall 2019Instructor: Lizabeth Remrey
    Fall 2019Instructor: Jessica DeitzerView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Sarah Tahamont
    Spring 2019Instructor: Lauren Porter
<p>Contemporary issues in the American court system such as prosecution, sentencing and punishment. Theoretical perspectives on courtroom decision-making integrated with empirical research. Courts and sentencing processes, including initial charging, pretrial detention and final sentencing outcomes. Innovations in courts and sentencing</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Fall 2019Instructor: Carlotta Woodward
    Spring 2019Instructor: James Lynch
    Summer 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Nicole Jackson
    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<p>(Perm Req) Overview of the history and theory of victimology. Analysis of victimization patterns with special emphasis on types of victims and crimes. The interaction between victims of crime and the criminal justice system with respect to the role of the victim and the services offered to the victim.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Louis "Chip" Morlier
    Spring 2019Instructor: Cortney Fisher
    Fall 2019Instructor: Cortney FisherView: Syllabus
<p>Role and treatment of racial/ethnic minorities in the criminal justice system. Course will provide students with historical and theoretical framework for understanding this dynamic.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Christine WhiteView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Christine White
    Summer 2019Instructor: Christine White
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Spring 2019Instructor: Nicole Jackson
    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
(Perm Req)
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Fall 2019Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Nicole Jackson
    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.
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    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<p>Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Evolving Legal Issues</p>
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    Spring 2019Instructor: David Salem
    Fall 2019Instructor: David SalemView: Syllabus
Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Cross National Comparisons of Crime and Criminal Justice
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Laszlo Korossy
Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime and Place
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    Spring 2019Instructor: María B. Vélez
    Fall 2019Instructor: Lauren Porter
Designed to introduce students to the complex issues of Security Administration and the critical terrorism issues facing the nation. Emphasis is placed on understanding the historical and contemporary issues effecting U.S. Counterterrorism Policy. It also explores the challenges facing today's security administrators including: ethics, classified information, intelligence, terrorist organizations and incidents, physical and personnel security, transportation and border security issues
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<p>The structuring of manpower, material, and systems to accomplish the major goals of social control. Personnel and systems management. Political controls and limitations on authority and jurisdiction.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Russell E. Hamill IIIView: Syllabus
<p>Examination of juvenile delinquency in the United States. Nature and extent of juvenile delinquency, historical approaches, sociological and criminological theories and research, social contexts including the institutions of families, schools, and peers, and social responses. Prevention, punishment, and treatment programs, both within and outside of the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Justine MadooCo-Instructor: Jessica MillerView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Justine Madoo
    Spring 2019Instructor: Carlotta Woodward
<p>(Perm Req) Methods and programs in prevention of crime and delinquency.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Kyle DorseyView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Thomas Alexander
    Spring 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Summer 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
<p>(Perm Req) Brief historical overview of criminological theory up to the 50's. Deviance. Labeling. Typologies. Most recent research in criminalistic subcultures and middle class delinquency. Recent proposals for "decriminalization".</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: María B. VélezView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Wade Jacobsen
    Fall 2019Instructor: Wade JacobsenView: Syllabus
<p>An examination of conceptual and practical issues related to planned change in criminal justice. Emphasis on the development of innovative ideas using a research and development approach to change.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Wendy Stickle
(Perm Req) Biological, environmental, and personality factors which influence criminal behaviors. Biophysiology and crime, stress and crime, maladjustment patterns, psychoses, personality disorders, aggression and violent crime, sex-motivated crime and sexual deviations, alcohol and drug abuse, and criminal behavior.
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Robin Shusko
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Elder Abuse
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Heidi Bresee
<p>Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Digital Forensics</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: John Conroy
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Perspectives on Deviance and Social Control
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Shawn Eastman
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; A Matter of Life and Death: Criminal Sentencing Issues
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    Fall 2019Instructor: James Trusty
<p>Current concept of criminal justice in relationship to other concepts in the field. Historical perspective. Criminal justice and social control. Operational implications. Systemic aspects. Issues of evaluation.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Brian JohnsonView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) An application of statistical and conceptual tools to criminal justice data in the student's area of concentration, resulting in a paper reporting the conceptualization, analytic methods and results. The topic of the independent study will be chosen through individual consultation with the instructor.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<p>Designed to help criminology students understand and apply three important components of statistics: decriptive statistics (including probability theory), fundamentals of statistical inference, and regression analysis. Course assumes familiarity with basic descriptive statistics. The emphasis of the classes on descriptive statistics is the calculation and interpretation of summary statistical measures for describing raw data. Covers the basic rules of probability and different probabilistic processes that could describe criminal activity.
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Sarah TahamontView: Syllabus
<p>Provides the opportunity for students to develop and complete a research project, which will provide information on research proficiency for the determination of advancement to doctoral candidacy</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Greg MidgetteView: Syllabus
<p>A study of the development of criminological thought from antiquity to the present.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Wade JacobsenView: Syllabus
Provides an historical overview of the operation and evolution of the criminal justice system and the impact of race. How race affects definitions of crime and criminality, the workings of the criminal justice system, the development of criminological theory, and the role of criminal justice ethics in the study of race and crime will be considered.
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    Fall 2019Instructor: María B. VélezView: Syllabus
Special Criminological Problems
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    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
Special Criminological Problems; Criminal Victimization
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Min XieView: Syllabus
Special Criminological Problems; Communities and Crime
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Lauren Porter
<p>Application of advanced research methods and data analysis strategies to criminological and criminal justice problems.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Laura DuganView: Syllabus
<p>System theory and method; examination of planning methods and models based primarily on a systems approach to the operations of the criminal justice system.</p>
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    Fall 2019Instructor: James LynchView: Syllabus
(Perm Req) Master's Thesis Research
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
(Perm Req) Pre-Candidacy Research
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
(Perm Req) Doctoral Dissertation Research
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    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. An advanced composition course which emphasizes writing cases and investigative reports.
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    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD