CJ 242: Introduction to Police Management

Credits 5

Introduces selected issues and practices associated with midlevel police management. Emphasizes the changing police environment and the shift that has been occurring in police organizational structures. This class may include students from multiple sections. 

  1. Define the major historical benchmarks of police management.
  2. Define and apply the major theoretical management principles to current police operations including leadership, supervision, and communications.
  3. Define and apply how current technology impacts police operations.
  4. Present and analyze current managerial issues related to human resources, planning and labor relations.
  5. Present future directions in police management.
  6. Conduct proactive planning.