cja463 | undergraduate
Criminal Justice Policy Analysis
This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Public Policy Foundations and Views in Criminal Justice
- Evaluate the role of the United States constitution in relationship to the development of contemporary criminal justice policy.
- Differentiate between the roles of federal and state government in the development and implementation of criminal justice policy.
- Distinguish between legislatively based policy and administrative regulatory policy as they relate to crime and criminal justice.
- Compare and contrast the rights of the accused with the policy mission of protecting the public from criminal behavior.
- Differentiate between factors that affect criminal justice policy making.
Political Impact upon Criminal Justice Policy
- Determine the impact of politics on the budgetary process.
- Evaluate the relationship between fiscal resources and the development and implementation of criminal justice policy.
Policy Differences in Approach for Policing, Judicial Action, and Correctional Practices
- Analyze the historical evolution of criminal justice policy relating to policing, the courts, and corrections over the past 50 years.
- Identify opportunities for cooperation between elements of the criminal justice system in the implementation of criminal justice policy.
- Differentiate between policy perspectives among the police, courts, and corrections at the federal and state level.
Effective and Ineffective Policy Making in Response to Crime
- Analyze effective and ineffective criminal justice initiatives at the local, state, and federal levels that have had historical significance.
- Describe goals in the criminal justice system that policy attempts to achieve.
Globalization of Criminal Justice Policy
- Explain the globalization of criminal justice policy in relationship to contemporary issues.
- Predict the effects of globalization on the development of criminal justice policy in the future.
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