Cj320 Contemporary Topics in Criminal Justice 4 credits
This course is designed to examine contemporary topics in criminal justice. This course will examine the latest criminal justice programs and evaluate what is working and what is not. Issues may include domestic and international terrorism, community policing, domestic violence intervention, crime prevention, the "war" on drugs and restorative justice. This course will cover those topics traditionally police and prosecutor oriented, such as community policing, domestic violence intervention and crime prevention and explore the effectiveness of "quality of life" interventions and community- based programs such as "Weed and Feed" and therapy-based initiatives.