2022-2023 College Catalog 
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CRJ 2243 - Police Organization And Management

3 Credits
Study of principles and theories of organization, management and administration as applied to law enforcement agencies operating within the political climate of democratic government; includes evolution of theory and practice in management styles, leadership, organizational structure, policy, planning, productivity, technology, public personnel issues and public sector liability.

Pre or Corequisite: CRJ 1103 - Introduction To Criminal Justice*  

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Utilize correct English spelling and grammar conventions as applicable in discussion posts, essays, reports, academic papers, oral presentations, and other submissions for grade in this course. (PLO 1)
2. Analyze selected contemporary criminal justice management theories, evaluating these theories to determine which is most appropriate for provided scenarios or agencies, then create policy statements to implement the chosen theory. (PLO 3, 5)
3. Evaluate the way police agencies have traditionally been administered, and the changes occurring globally in the field, to determine the best organizational plan for a selected police agency. (PLO 3, 4, 5, 6)
4. Analyze the use of the scientific method and formal planning in the administration of law enforcement agencies to apply these concepts to problem scenarios to create solutions in the form of policy statements or strategic and tactical response plans, addressing anticipated limits to creative or innovate solutions. (PLO 3, 6, 7)
5. Evaluate the federal government’s influences on local law enforcement administration through case law, regulation, and distribution of resources to determine what level of autonomy is appropriate for local agencies. (PLO 4, 6, 7)
6. Evaluate delegation and leadership techniques for law enforcement managers to determine how to increase efficiency and productivity. (PLO 4, 6, 7)
7. Create action plans for police managers to use in addressing the effects of stress in the police career field. (PLO 1, 2, 4, 6)
8. Evaluate the types and causes of problem officers, then create guidelines for police managers to use in identifying and responding to problem officers. (PLO 1, 3, 6)

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