Considers current efforts undertaken by law enforcement personnel to achieve an effective working relationship with the community. Surveys and analyzes various interactive approaches of agencies and the citizenry they serve. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to current concepts, practices and methods in the field of law enforcement and community relations.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
B. recognize the role that perceptions, beliefs, attitudes and values play in this effort
A. The role of law enforcement as seen by:
C. Role models for the future
D. Public relations vs. community relationsAn examination of various law enforcement community relations efforts
Related topics at the discretion of the instructor