SOC 2132

Police and Community

This course examines the interaction of peace officers with members/groups in the communities with a focus on minority groups and the application of community oriented policing principles. This course meets specific Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board learning objectives for pre-service law enforcement students including community-oriented policing philosophy, crime prevention, cultural diversity, bias motivated crime and the proper police response, domestic abuse and assault state mandates, ethics, police professionalism, and the use of discretion by the police.

Credits: 3
Semesters: Fall, Spring

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