2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 09, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 150 Introduction to Policing (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled General Transfer Elective
Course Description
An examination of the history, philosophy, and current practices and cultural challenges of policing including the social, political, organizational, and legal environments where the police perform their roles in the United States of America.

Student Outcomes
Students will analyze the components and processes of law enforcement system.
Students will communicate diverse perspectives and impacts of the law enforcement system on groups of people through an historical, intersectional, and multicultural lens.
Students will engage with, discuss, and analyze contemporary issues, (e.g. social movements, legislation, media), in the law enforcement systems through an intersectional and multicultural lens.
Students will explore their positionality and biases and how these impact their view of the law enforcement system.



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