Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    May 24, 2022  
Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CCJS 201 - Introduction to Law Enforcement

A survey of the philosophical and historical background, constitutional limitations, objectives, and processes in the enforcement of the law, and introduction to the nature and functions of public and private agencies responsible for enforcement. PREREQUISITE(S): CCJS 110  or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe the philosophical and historical background of policing in America and critically analyze current police practices in relation to the history and development of law enforcement agencies
  • Analyze the impact of the U.S. Constitution and American legal system on law enforcement officers in the enforcement of their duties
  • Comprehend the special responsibilities of law enforcement with various segments of our society (juveniles, minorities, senior citizens, people with disabilities)
  • Explain the methods and procedures used by police to protect society and enforce criminal laws
  • Explain the issues related to policing in a diverse society
  • Identify current issues and controversies involving law enforcement agencies, including ethical standards for police personnel

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