This course examines the history of federal- and state-level crime control initiatives and explores the development of effective anticrime policies. The analysis of contemporary crime control policies is included.
Predict the effects of globalization on the development of criminal justice policy in the future.
Explain the globalization of criminal justice policy in relationship to contemporary issues.
Political Impact upon Criminal Justice Policy
Evaluate the relationship between fiscal resources and the development and implementation of criminal justice policy.
Determine the impact of politics on the budgetary process.
Effective and Ineffective Policy Making in Response to Crime
Describe goals in the criminal justice system that policy attempts to achieve.
Analyze effective and ineffective criminal justice initiatives at the local, state, and federal levels that have had historical significance.
Policy Differences in Approach for Policing, Judicial Action, and Correctional Practices
Identify opportunities for cooperation between elements of the criminal justice system in the implementation of criminal justice policy.
Analyze the historical evolution of criminal justice policy relating to policing, the courts, and corrections over the past 50 years.
Differentiate between policy perspectives among the police, courts, and corrections at the federal and state level.
Public Policy Foundations and Views in Criminal Justice
Differentiate between factors that affect criminal justice policy making.
Compare and contrast the rights of the accused with the policy mission of protecting the public from criminal behavior.
Distinguish between legislatively based policy and administrative regulatory policy as they relate to crime and criminal justice.
Differentiate between the roles of federal and state government in the development and implementation of criminal justice policy.
Evaluate the role of the United States constitution in relationship to the development of contemporary criminal justice policy.
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