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2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJ 518 - Criminal Justice in a Diverse Society


Credits: 3

This course will attack a broad scope of problems associated with criminal justice agencies, including law enforcement, the courts, and correctional facilities. Police officers, correctional offices, and individuals employed throughout the system are impacted by their preconceived ideas, stereotypes, and erroneous perceptions. The citizenry is also impacted, often in a negative manner. This course explores the individual roles and associated prejudices that impact public perceptions of the criminal justice system.