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Policing in a Democratic Society

Course

Subject

SOC

Number

327

Term

Winter
2020

Department

Department of Sociology & Legal Studies

A critical examination of the police as social control agents in contemporary democratic societies. Topics include the historical evolution of policing; police recruitment, training, and education; police/community relations; the occupational subculture of the police; police authority and discretion; private policing; and police deviance and criminality.

Cross-listed with LS 327

Section

081