2024-2025 Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

CJC 122 Community Policing

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers the historical, philosophical, and practical dimensions of community policing. Emphasis is placed on the empowerment of police and the community to find solutions to problems by forming partnerships. Upon completion, students should be able to define community policing, describe how community policing strategies solve problems, and compare community policing to traditional policing.

Course is typically offered in Fall.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Compare the differences between traditional and community policing.
  2. Determine the impact the three ears of policing had on influencing the development of policing in America.
  3. Analyze the conflicts created by traditional policing versus community-based policing models.
  4. Select the best community policing strategies to help resolve community problems.
  5.  Evaluate how our nation’s changing demographics will impact policing in America.
  6. Evaluate how crime accelerators affect crime and disorder in communities and policing agencies.
  7. Develop a response to a community problem utilize the S.A.R.A. problem solving process.
  8. Evaluate the effectiveness of a community problem solving approach based on one of the problem solving processes covered in this course.
  9. Conduct a community meeting involving both members of the community and a local law enforcement agency, using the approaches covered in this course.