ajs586 | Graduate
Public Policy Issues
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Other Actors in the Policy-Making Process
- Describe how public opinion and the media participate in the policy-making process.
- Analyze the role of interest groups.
- Explain the impact of economic trends on criminal justice policies.
- Discuss the role of bureaucracies in the policy-making process.
The Criminal Justice Policy Process
- Describe the steps involved in the public policy process.
- Examine the role of ideology in the policy making process.
- Describe the various ways public policies are used to remedy problems and their advantages and disadvantages.
Policy Issues, the Courts, and the Juvenile Justice System
- Explain the role of the courts in policy-making.
- Discuss the impact of sentencing policies.
- Analyze the role of juvenile justice in the policy-making process.
Policy Issues, Corrections, and Security
- Discuss the issues facing correctional administrators.
- Identify public policy challenges in corrections.
- Evaluate the changing role of security in our society.
- Analyze how public policy impacts private security.
Policy Issues and the Police
- Evaluate police policy issues that affect the public.
- Describe the role and history of policing in our society.
- Analyze the policy issues affecting the police.
Role of Government in the Policy-Making Process
- Describe how the legislative branches participate in the policy-making process.
- Describe how the judiciary branches participate in the policy-making process.
- Compare and contrast federal, state, and local policy-making process.
- Describe how the executive branches participate in the policy-making process.
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