Courses: Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement


Course Details:
This course covers the historical development of law enforcement in the western world as a component of the total justice system. Specific topics examined include: the development of policing in Canada, law enforcement organizations and structures, high risk policing, responsibilities and functions, community and problem oriented policing, police authority, and police stress. Key issues include the use of force by law enforcement professionals, corruption, accountability; ethics in law enforcement and the political dimension of law enforcement are examined in detail. (Formerly LESD209)

Course Code: LAWS-2206
Department: Justice and Public Safety
Prerequisites:
LAWS-1203, LAWS-1202, ENGL-1100, and RESM-2100
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