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CJI 112 POLICE MANAGEMENT

CJI 112 Police Management

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CJI 112 Police Management

Credit Hours:  3.0            Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in CJI 101 or placement

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description:  Principal areas of emphasis include the duties and responsibilities of the police supervisor, personnel problems, and handling of disciplinary problems, complaints, and grievances. The principles of efficient leadership, the relevance of motivation and communication, and techniques of teaching are presented.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. explain the history and evolution of policing management theory and practice;
  2. describe the role and functions managers in the administration of the various entities in the of law enforcement entities within the criminal justice system and distinguish the legal and practical differences between the responsibilities of public managers from private managers;
  3. identify and define common terms associated with police management;
  4. apply various methods and theories to case studies and hypothetical problems faced by criminal justice system managers;
  5. identify and describe the development of tools for enhancing the performance of criminal justice system managers;
  6. analyze the impact of societal diversity on law enforcement management;
  7. explain the ethical responsibilities of law enforcement professionals; and
  8. demonstrate critical thinking skills within the context of evaluating the complexity of criminal justice management issues.