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CMRJ100 - Introduction to Law Enforcement

Course Details

Course Code: CMRJ100 Course ID: 2522 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is an introduction to the philosophy, history, and constitutional limitations of law enforcement. The course will focus on the function of law enforcement within society, ethics and professionalism, theories of law enforcement, and the legal aspects that impact law enforcement.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

At the completion of this course, a successful student will be able to:

CO 1: Describe the three components of the U.S. criminal justice system.

CO 2: Outline the historical evolution of policing.

CO 3: Describe police professionalism and ethics.

CO 4: Contrast different types of policing strategies.

CO 5: Detail characteristics desired of a law enforcement officer.

CO 6: Summarize court rulings that govern police practices.

CO 7: Describe the U.S. duel court system.

CO 8: Explain the US corrections function.

Forums

Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.

Assignment(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.

Exam(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.

NameGrade %
Introduction Forum Assignment 1.00 %
Introduction Forum Assignment 1.00 %
Weekly Forum Assignment 39.00 %
Forum One (1) 6.50 %
Forum Two (2) 6.50 %
Forum Three (3) 6.50 %
Forum Five (5) 6.50 %
Forum Six (6) 6.50 %
Forum Seven (7) 6.50 %
Exams 40.00 %
Mid Term Exam 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
Term Paper 20.00 %
Term Paper Assignment 20.00 %

Weekly lessons and assigned readings are available in the course site.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.