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CJS/241

Introduction to Police Theory and Practices

Online

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course provides an overview of policing theories and practices used in United States law enforcement systems. It surveys the basics of police functions, from individual and organizational roles to the issues faced on a daily basis. This course also examines the procedures and methods of operation of police and critical issues in law enforcement.

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