CJ 225 Forensic Psychology II (3)
This course will provide the student with the opportunity to examine the pervasive influences of culture, race, and ethnicity in law enforcement and in multicultural communities. It will focus on the cross-cultural contact that police officers and civilian employees have with citizens, victims, suspects, and co-workers from diverse backgrounds. Special topics will include discussions of hate crimes, urban dynamics, community-based policing, and racial profiling. Also discussed are cross-cultural communication, implementing cultural awareness training, multicultural representation in law enforcement, and criminal justice interaction with various racial and ethnic groups.
Prerequisites: CJ113/Introduction to Criminal Justice, and SO111/Introduction to Sociology