ajs502 | Graduate
Survey Of Justice And Security
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Institutional and Community Corrections
- Identify the major aspects of community corrections related to supervision, rehabilitation, and assistance to offenders, offenders’ families, and victims.
- Describe the various elements of the institutional correctional system.
- Identify major functional elements of the prison system.
- Discuss punishment versus rehabilitation in the correctional system.
- Describe the role of a chief security officer.
- Define the elements of a comprehensive security program.
- Explain the relationship between the public elements of the criminal justice system and private security personnel.
- Identify key elements in protecting personnel, property, and information from a security standpoint.
- Give examples of essential security policies.
Cultural and Demographic Considerations on Justice and Security
- Identify predominant cultural influences on the administration of justice and security.
- Differentiate the cultural impacts related to gender, age, religion, and cultural backgrounds.
- Explain contemporary concerns regarding the application of justice related to aspects of culture.
- Explain the relationship between Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Act, and nondiscrimination practices in relation to criminal justice systems and minority populations.
Trends in Justice and Security
- Detail predicted future aspects and elements of policing, court operations, and correctional practices.
- Summarize expected changes in the future for personnel in policing, the courts, corrections, and security.
- Compare and contrast the roles of personnel in policing, the courts, corrections, and security now and as they will evolve in the future.
- Examine the changing roles of private security, or privatization, in relation to all aspects of the criminal justice system.
Policing and Security
- Identify critical management factors in effective policing.
- Illustrate essential components of contemporary policing.
- Examine administrative and operational issues of policing in relationship to functions of patrol, crime investigation, and emergency response.
- Theorize “police futures” that extrapolate from current policing practices to logical possible practice developments in 2020 and 2030.
Criminal Courts and the Judicial Process
- Describe the various elements of the criminal court system, including state and federal courts.
- Identify components of the court system relative to prosecution, defense, judicial authority, trial, conviction, sentencing, plea bargaining, and victims.
- Examine issues of judicial interpretation and administrative rules of court within the context of the criminal justice process.
- Evaluate the impact of the technological revolution on court proceedings.
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