CRJ 657

Criminal Justice and the Community

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Summer I Main campus No

Level: Graduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

Examines the relationships between criminal justice agencies and the communities they serve. Analyzes various definitions and the nature of community as a concept and relates the roles (real and perceived) of diverse agencies to each community. Reviews how issues of public policy, service provision and victimization are related to how people define themselves and are defined by others on the basis of community.