Analyze how public policy impacts private security.
Evaluate the changing role of security in our society.
Identify public policy challenges in corrections.
Analyze the issues facing correctional administrators.
Examine the role and history of corrections in our society.
Policy Issues, the Courts, and the Juvenile Justice System
Analyze the role of juvenile justice in the policy making process.
Examine the impact of sentencing policies.
Explain the role of the courts in policy making.
Policy Issues and the Police
Evaluate police policy issues that affect the public.
Analyze the policy issues affecting the police.
Describe the role and history of policing in our society.
Other Actors in the Policy-Making Process
Examine the impact of economic trends on criminal justice policies.
Analyze the role of interest groups.
Describe how public opinion and the media participate in the policy-making process.
Examine the role of bureaucracies in the policy-making process.
Role of Government in the Policy-Making Process
Compare and contrast federal, state, and local policy-making processes.
Describe how the judiciary branches participate in the policy-making process.
Describe how the legislative branches participate in the policy-making process.
Describe how the executive branches participate in the policy-making process.
The Criminal Justice Policy Process
Describe the various ways public policies are used to remedy problems and their advantages and disadvantages.
Identify goals of the criminal justice system.
Describe the history of criminal justice policy in America.
Identify key participants in the making of criminal justice policy.
Examine the role of ideology in the policy-making process.
Describe the steps involved in the public policy process.
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