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Course Code: IRLS417 Course ID: 2549 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course explores the unique role of international civilian police in peacekeeping operations. Students will gain an understanding of the principles, strategies, operational and tactical considerations that shape the way that international civilian police establish a rule of law that is effective enough to support emerging democratic societies and build sustainable peace. Emphasis is placed on the roles, responsibilities, challenges, and risks facing international civilian police, as well as their relationships with other international actors.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2021 - 10/29/2021 11/01/2021 - 12/26/2021 November Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

UN peace operations.

CO-2 Apply strategies for overcoming security, safety, and health risks facing international civilian police.

CO-3 Distinguish between the role of international civilian police and military forces

CO-4 Examine social and cultural awareness within international civilian police working in UN peace operations.

CO-5 Evaluate the efforts of international civilian police to improve peace and security at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels.

Forum discussions – 25 percent

Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET and respond to 2 or more classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Midterm assignment - 25 percent

This assignment is a take-home essay assignment of 2 questions, 3 pages each, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The exclusive use of required texts and readings from this course is mandatory.

Progress assignment - 25 percent

Specialized Exercise. 8-10 pages including research and analysis.

Final assignment – 25 percent

This assignment is a take-home essay assignment of 2 questions, 3 pages each, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The exclusive use of required texts and readings from this course is mandatory.

UN peace operations.

CO-2 Apply strategies for overcoming security, safety, and health risks facing international civilian police.

CO-3 Distinguish between the role of international civilian police and military forces

CO-4 Examine social and cultural awareness within international civilian police working in UN peace operations.

CO-5 Evaluate the efforts of international civilian police to improve peace and security at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels.

Book Title:Civilian Oversight of Police: Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781482234183
Publication Info:CRC Press Lib
Author:Prenzler, Tim
Unit Cost:$56.31
 
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.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.