Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course designed to provide an overview of the role of police in society. Students will become familiar with general concepts related to law enforcement and be introduced to associated foundations and principles that comprise the criminal justice system. A range of issues and facts relevant to policing will be discussed. Included is historical development of police in America, crime data collection, police organization and structure, the police sub-culture, police and community relations, laws and constitutional limitations on authority. Prerequisite: Placement into WR 121. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates Materials More info
44332 Cascade Campus / PSEB / 100 06:00 PM-08:50 PM M 26-Sep-2016 thru 12-Dec-2016 Textbooks for CRN 44332
Instructor: Terry J Moss
Tuition: credit Fees: $0.00
46950 Sylvania Campus / TCB / 211 06:00 PM-08:50 PM W 28-Sep-2016 thru 14-Dec-2016 Textbooks for CRN 46950
Instructor: Jeffrey A Groth
Tuition: credit Fees: $0.00
44333 Web 26-Sep-2016 thru 17-Dec-2016 Textbooks for CRN 44333 Course details
Web class Instructor: Geoffrey Spalding
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00