ajs583 | Graduate
Legal Issues In Justice And Security
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Influence of Public Opinion and Special Interest Groups on Public Safety and Civil Rights
- Compare the impact of the general public and special interest groups on agency policy or practice.
- Analyze the influence of media and technology on security and public safety.
- Analyze the influence of special interest groups on public safety and civil rights.
Factors Influencing Criminal Justice Personnel Behavior
- Evaluate the discretionary authority of police, court officers, and correctional personnel.
- Assess factors affecting criminal justice personnel behavior.
- Explain how policy, practice, and procedures affect policing, corrections, and private security.
- Identify the influence of liability, accountability, and economic impact on policing, corrections, and private security agencies.
- Explain the concept of civilian oversight in criminal justice.
Foundations of the American Legal System
- Describe the statutory authority and responsibilities of government officials, security personnel, and private citizens.
- Explain laws relating to search, seizure, and surveillance by police, corrections, security personnel, and private citizens.
- Compare the laws relating to the use of force by police, corrections, and private security.
- Evaluate Supreme Court decisions that relate to public safety and privacy issues.
Public Safety Versus Civil Rights
- Evaluate the impact of technology and globalization on privacy rights.
- Evaluate the balance of individual rights against public safety.
- Describe the influence of domestic and international terrorism in relation to government agencies and private security.
- Evaluate the impact of the USA PATRIOT Act and related legislation on civil rights.
- Analyze issues related to diversity, race, ethnicity, gender, age, and religion as they relate to law enforcement and security services.
Goals, Objectives, and Challenges of Justice and Security Organizations
- Identify the roles of the federal, state, and local court systems with respect to public safety and civil rights.
- Describe the goals and objectives of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
- Explain the challenges facing federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
- Compare the objectives of probation, parole, and correctional organizations in regard to public safety and individual rights.
- Explain the privatization of government services with respect to policing, courts, and corrections.
- Explain the role of corporate or private security.
Roles of Criminal Justice Personnel and Private Security
- Evaluate daily practices of public and private agencies.
- Compare the roles and objectives of government employees versus private security.
- Compare legal, ethical, managerial, and economic issues related to public and private agencies.
- Identify trends of police, courts, corrections, and privatized security.
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