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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSCI423 Strategic Policing (3 cr.)

This course examines short and long-term strategies to reduce crime and maximize public safety resources.  Topics include real-time intelligence gathering, crime analysis, and mapping.  This course also examines the use of information systems and technology.  Strategies for the deployment of personnel and planning for large-scale events are addressed.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Identify and apply principles of strategic policing.
  2. Utilize databases to retrieve information such as crime statistics and trends.
  3. Integrate intelligence and information for strategic planning.
  4. Discuss the legal and ethical issues related to data privacy practices.
  5. Identify and evaluate emerging issues and trends in strategic policing.
  6. Develop policies and procedures to ensure best practices are in place.
  7. Explore the use of GIS technology in the field of law enforcement.


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