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Course Details

Course Code: CMRJ100 Course ID: 2522 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is an introduction to the philosophy, history, and constitutional limitations of law enforcement. The course will focus on the function of law enforcement within society, ethics and professionalism, theories of law enforcement, and the legal aspects that impact law enforcement.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

At the completion of this course, a successful student will be able to:

CO 1: Describe the three components of the U.S. criminal justice system.

CO 2: Outline the historical evolution of policing.

CO 3: Describe police professionalism and ethics.

CO 4: Contrast different types of policing strategies.

CO 5: Detail characteristics desired of a law enforcement officer.

CO 6: Summarize court rulings that govern police practices.

CO 7: Describe the U.S. duel court system.

CO 8: Explain the US corrections function.

Forums

Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.

Assignment(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.

Exam(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.

NameGrade %
Introduction Forum Assignment 1.00 %
Introduction Forum Assignment 1.00 %
Discussions 39.00 %
Week 1: The United States Criminal Justice System Structure 6.50 %
Week 2: Professionalism Ethics Leadership and Communication 6.50 %
Week 3: Community Policing Strategies & Hiring Process 6.50 %
Week 5: General Police Operations 6.50 %
Week 6: Case Law 6.50 %
Week 7: The Courts & Corrections 6.50 %
Term Paper 20.00 %
Term Paper Assignment 20.00 %
Exams 40.00 %
Mid Term Exam 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %

At the completion of this course, a successful student will be able to:

CO 1: Describe the three components of the U.S. criminal justice system.

CO 2: Outline the historical evolution of policing.

CO 3: Describe police professionalism and ethics.

CO 4: Contrast different types of policing strategies.

CO 5: Detail characteristics desired of a law enforcement officer.

CO 6: Summarize court rulings that govern police practices.

CO 7: Describe the U.S. duel court system.

CO 8: Explain the US corrections function.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.