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AJS 230 The Police Function
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Theories of procedures and methods of operation of public police emphasizing discretionary powers, with a survey of career opportunities and current trends in law enforcement. Prerequisite: AJS101.

Prerequisites: AJS101 or CARLOTA cohort student

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Assess the objectives, activities, and structure of police organizations. (CLSO 1,2)
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain police procedures and responsibilities. (CLSO 1, 2, 4)
3. (Analysis Level) Examine the guidelines and procedures for intra- and interdepartmental communications. (CLSO 3)
4. (Evaluation Level) Assess the principles of reporting and records utilized in procedures. (CLSO 3)
5. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate and explain the various uses of police reports. (CLSO 1, 2, 3)
6. (Evaluation Level) Critique and describe the principles of field interviews. (CLSO 2, 3, 4)
7. (Evaluation Level) Critique and discuss methods, procedures, and techniques which are appropriate for various investigations. (CLSO 2, 3, 4)
8. (Evaluation Level) Interpret guidelines and techniques applicable to various special police problems, such as active shooter incidents. (CLSO 1, 2, 3, 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None