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CJS 465. Community Policing a Diverse Society

Credits: 3
Department: Criminal Justice
Description: Racial sensitivity, cross-cultural competency, gender awareness, deescalation techniques, communication, and sexual orientation issues as key objectives for law enforcement in service to the community from a public safety perspective.
Prerequisites: CJS 111 and CJS 411 or CJS 420 or CJS 433 or instructor permission
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe how Jungian cognitive style of communication can affect one's behavior with diverse communities.
2. Describe and explain individual plans on how to recruit members of a diverse community into law enforcement and public safety organizations.
3. Assess differing value systems of members of diverse communities to better build relationships with those communities in a law enforcement context.

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