Police And Society

This course will focus on the theories and scholarly studies in policing and apply this knowledge to understanding police functions in society. The objectives of this course are to understand the police function both in terms of its nature and its relationship with society, to appreciate advances and emerging theories in policing, and to assess current research in the field and its implications for the police profession. Students are expected to follow the scientific research process to do research, write papers, and have informed discussion of current police policies and practices.