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Policing: CRJU 315-03, #20721, MW 4-5:15p, MH-406
C & D: CRJU 330-05, #16698, F 1-3:45p, LH-401A
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Jay's office: LH-624. Wed. 3-3:45p, Fr. 12-12:45p
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Policing

Syllabus

Presentations






 

   Schedule

Week 1 - 8/21 & 23: Policing history
Slide show
Readings: Text chps. 1 & 2
Other: Early history of British police (first 9:15) August Vollmer

Week 2 - 8/28 & 30: Police role and subculture
Slide show
Readings: Text chps. 5, 7, 8; What is Patrol Work?
Police Issues: Oakland: How Could it Happen?Kicking a SuspectWhen Hard Heads Collide Who Deserves a Break?
Other: A day in the life of a police officerGulfport police shift keeps busyOne police shiftThis is what being a Seattle cop is like

Week 3 - 9/4: No class, campus closed

Week 3 - 9/6: Recruitment, selection and training
Slide show
Reading: Law Enforcement Training: Changes and Challenges
Other: LASD Academy OIR ReportLASD Hiring Standards OIR Report

Week 4 - 9/11: Recruitment, selection and training (cont'd)

Week 4 - 9/13: Student presentations 1-4
Police Issues: (1) A Dead Marine(2) Police Academy(3) What Should it Take to be Hired?
(4) Teaching Police Departments?

Week 5 - 9/18: EXAM 1 (weeks 1-4)

Week 5 - 9/20: Police organizations
Slide show

Week 6 - 9/25: Police organizations (cont'd)

Week 6 - 9/27: Student presentations 5-7
Police Issues: (5) Mission Not Accomplished(6) Ex-Commish leaves Carona in the Dust
(7) Are Civilians Too Easy on the Police?

Week 7 - 10/2 & 4: Policing strategies
Slide show
Readings: Text chps. 25, 26, 27, 28
Other: Chicago PD 10-year COPS evaluationCenter for POP POP/Pulling leversHot-spot policingNY City and "broken windows"

Week 8 - 10/9: Student presentations 8-12
Police Issues: (8) RIP Community Policing?
(9) What Can Cops Really Do?(10) Too Much of a Good Thing?(11) Slapping Lipstick I(12) Slapping Lipstick II

Week 8 - 10/11: Student presentations 13-17
Police Issues: (13) Hot-spot policing(14) First, Do no Harm(15) Having Your Cake
(16) Forty Years After Kansas City(17) An Illusion of Control

Week 9 - 10/16 & 18: Special problems
Slide show
Readings: Text chp. 15; NIJ: Radicalization and Violent Extremism; NIJ: Lone Wolf terrorists; NIJ: Police Response to Gangs study (focus on conclusions); Police Foundation: Policing Terrorism
Other: NIJ search results: terrorismNIJ publicatons search: terrorism & radicalizationManaging Mass DemonstrationsMurder and Extremism in the U.S.COINTELPRO - ExtractWikipediaRodney King riot video

Week 10 - 10/23: Student presentations 18-21
Police Issues: (18) Doing Nothing(19) Flying Under the Radar(20) Sometimes There is no Second Chance(21) After the Fact

Week 10 - 10/25: Student presentations 22-25
Police Issues: (22) TakingBombs From Strangers(23) The Gangs of L.A.(24) Location, Location, Location(25) Getting Out of Dodge

Week 11 - 10/30: EXAM 2 (weeks 5-10)

Week 11 - 11/1: Use of force
Slide show
Readings: Text chps. 29, 30, 31, 32
Other: LAPD Use of Force PolicyLAPD Pursuit policy

Week 12 - 11/6 & 8: Use of force (cont'd)

Week 13 - 11/13: Student presentations 26-30
Police Issues: (26) WhenCops Kill (Part I) and PartII(27) To Err is Human(28) Making Time
(29) Sometimes a Drunk(30) Homeless, Mentally Ill, Dead

Week 13 - 11/15: Student presentations 31-35
Police Issues: (31) Does Race Matter? (Part I) and Part II(32) De-escalation(33) More Rules, Less Force?(34) Good Guy/Bad Guy/Black Guy (Part I)
(35) Good Guy/Bad Guy/Black Guy (Part II)

Week 14 - 11/20 & 22: Fall break - campus closed

Week 15 - 11/27 & 29: Conduct and ethics
Slide show
Readings: Text chps. 6, 10, 11, 12, 13

Week 16 - 12/4: Student presentations 36-40
Police Issues: (36) Liars Figure(37) Meltdown in SoCal(38) The Numbers Game(39) Orange is the New Brown(40) Why do Cops Succeed?

Week 16 - 12/6: Towards a new paradigm of policing
Reading: Text chp. 33

Other: The Craft of PolicingProduction and Craftsmanship in Police Narcotics Enforcement

Week 17 - Dec. 13, 5:00-6:50 pm: FINAL EXAM (weeks 11-16)

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Crime & Delinquency

Syllabus

Presentations






 

   Schedule

Week 1 - 8/25: Criminology as a science

Slide show
Text chapter: 1
Online: Research processResearch designs

Week 2 - 9/1: Biological theories

Slide show
Text chapter: 4
Online: NAS effects of marijuana NIH/NIDA effects of marijuana NIH/NIDA effects of cocaineNews article effects of cocaine

Week 3 - 9/8: Psychological theories

Slide show
Text chapter: 5
Online: Prisoner mental health problems

Week 4 - 9/15 - First half: "Deliver Us From Evil"
Second half: Panels 1 & 2 present

Online: IMDBOliver O'GradyOliver O'Grady's confession
(Film shown in class. Can be rented on YouTube and Amazon Video and purchased on DVD.)

Week 5 - 9/22 - First half: "Stevie"
Second half: Panels 3 & 4 present

Online: IMDBKartemquin films
(Film shown in class. Can be streamed on Netflix, rented on YouTube and Amazon Video and purchased on DVD.)

Week 6 - 9/29 - First half: EXAM 1 (weeks 1-5)
Second half: Strain theories

Slide show
Text chapter: 8

Week 7 - 10/6: Neighborhoods and crime

Slide show
Text chapter: 7
Online: "Location, Location, Location""Getting out of Dodge"

Week 8 - 10/13: Control theories

Slide show
Text chapter: 10

Week 9 - 10/20 - First half: "I Am a Promise"
Second half: Panels 5, 6 & 7 present

Online: Docurama
(Film shown in class. Can be streamed at Sundance Now)

Week 10 - 10/27 - First half: "Hood 2 Hood: The Blockumentary"
Second half: Panels 8, 9 & 10 present

Online: Rich Kid EntertainmentPBS on Crips and Bloods"Crips and Bloods: Made in America" on YouTube
(Film shown in class. Available from online sources for purchase on DVD)

Week 11 - 11/3 - First half: EXAM 2 (weeks 6-10)
Second half: Labeling theories & conflict criminology

Labeling slide showConflict crim. slide show
Text chapter: 11

Week 12 - 11/10: No class (Veteran's Day)

Week 13 - 11/17: Learning theories

Slide show
Text chapter: 9

Week 14 - 11/24: Fall recess - no class

Week 15 - 12/1 - First half: "Latin Kings: A Street Gang Story"
Second half: Panels 11 & 12 present

Online: Wikipedia
(Film shown in class. Available free on You Tube)

Week 16 - 12/8 - First half: "The Weather Underground"
Second half: Panels 13 & 14 present

Online: PBS film website
(Film shown in class. Available to rent on Amazon video and YouTube)

Week 17 - 12/15 - 2:30-4:20 pm: Final exam (Weeks 11-16)

Jay's other courses: Research Methods  Criminal Investigation   Criminal Justice Ethics
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