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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
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CRJU 415 - Police Culture

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: CRJU 201 and CRJU 202
This course will introduce students to the study of the organizational culture of law enforcement. Specifically, students will encounter a rich, diverse and burgeoning literature on police culture, as they read a number of first-person accounts drawn from ethnographic fieldwork. They will explore vexing and contentious issues such as the misuse of force, official corruption and the militarization of policing in the 21st  century.