Cja 394 Syllabus

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Week One: Criminal Justice System Assessment

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1.1 Evaluate past, present, and future trends in the interface between components of the criminal justice system and criminal justice connections with surrounding society. 1.2 Assess the value of the criminal justice system in a changing society. 1.3 Examine contemporary issues currently facing the Criminal Justice System. 1.4 Identify recent and future trends and issues affecting the criminal justice system. 12/10

Readings
Read Ch. 1 of Visions for Change.
Read Article 14 of Annual Editions: Criminal Justice.
Read Ch. 13 of Justice Blind?
Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
12/10

Participation
Participate in class discussion.
12/10
20
Discussion Questions
Respond to weekly discussion questions.
Posted with Question
20
Learning Team Instructions
Begin preparing for the Week Two Learning Team Assignment, Policing Development and Operation Trends Paper.

Individual
Criminal Justice Trends Evaluation
Write a 1,400-1,750-word paper in which you evaluate past, present, and future trends in the interface between components of the criminal justice system and criminal justice connections with surrounding society. In your assessment, be sure to evaluate and identify and assess the following:

· Recent and future trends and contemporary issues affecting the criminal justice system · Value of the criminal justice system in a changing society
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
12/09
100

Week Two: Past, Present, and Future Trends in Policing: Development and Operations
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2.1 Evaluate past, present, and future trends pertaining to the continuing development and operation of the field of policing. 2.2 Analyze the organizational management, administration, and operational aspects of policing. 2.3 Examine perspectives of the policing function from the local, state, and federal organizational levels. 2.4 Identify possible future changes in laws and the impact on the field of policing. 12/17

Readings
Read Ch. 2-4, & 15 of The Police in America.
Read Article 14 of Annual Editions: Criminal Justice.
Read Debate 1 & 2 of You Decide! Current Debates in Criminal Justice. Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
12/17

Participation
Participate in class discussion.
12/17
20
Discussion Questions
Respond to weekly discussion questions.
Posted with Question
20
Learning Team Instructions
Begin preparing for the Week Three Learning Team assignment, Court Management Executive Summary.

Individual
Policing Functions Paper
Write a 1,050-1,750-word paper in which you examine the various perspectives of the policing function from the local, state, and federal organizational levels. Be sure to identify and address possible future changes in laws and the overall impact these changes will have on the field of policing.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
12/16
100
Learning Team
Policing Development and Operation Trends Paper
Write a 1,050-1,400-word paper in which you analyze the organizational management, administration, and operational aspects of policing within policing organizations. In your analysis, be sure to evaluate past, present, and future trends pertaining to the continuing development and operation of the field of policing and how these evolutions impact various policing organizations (local, state, federal).

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
12/17
100

Week Three: Past, Present, and Future Trends of the Courts: Development and Operations
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3.1 Identify the current and future issues facing courts and court administrators today. 3.2 Articulate court purposes and responsibilities and the importance of strategic planning and vision as foundations of successful court management. 3.3 Discuss future management issues and trends...
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