Compare and contrast the roles of personnel in policing, the courts, corrections, and security now and as they will evolve in the future.
Summarize expected changes in the future for personnel in policing, the courts, corrections, and security.
Examine the changing roles of private security, or privatization, in relation to all aspects of the criminal justice system.
Detail predicted future aspects and elements of policing, court operations, and correctional practices.
Cultural and Demographic Considerations on Justice and Security
Explain the relationship between Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Act, and nondiscrimination practices in relation to criminal justice systems and minority populations.
Explain contemporary concerns regarding the application of justice related to aspects of culture.
Differentiate the cultural impacts related to gender, age, religion, and cultural backgrounds.
Identify predominant cultural influences on the administration of justice and security.
Identify key elements in protecting personnel, property, and information from a security standpoint.
Explain the relationship between the public elements of the criminal justice system and private security personnel.
Define the elements of a comprehensive security program.
Give examples of essential security policies.
Describe the role of a chief security officer.
Institutional and Community Corrections
Identify the major aspects of community corrections related to supervision, rehabilitation, and assistance to offenders, offenders’ families, and victims.
Discuss punishment versus rehabilitation in the correctional system.
Identify major functional elements of the prison system.
Describe the various elements of the institutional correctional system.
Criminal Courts and the Judicial Process
Evaluate the impact of the technological revolution on court proceedings.
Examine issues of judicial interpretation and administrative rules of court within the context of the criminal justice process.
Identify components of the court system relative to prosecution, defense, judicial authority, trial, conviction, sentencing, plea bargaining, and victims.
Describe the various elements of the criminal court system, including state and federal courts.
Policing and Security
Theorize “police futures” that extrapolate from current policing practices to logical possible practice developments in 2020 and 2030.
Examine administrative and operational issues of policing in relationship to functions of patrol, crime investigation, and emergency response.
Identify critical management factors in effective policing.
Illustrate essential components of contemporary policing.
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