May 26, 2022  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 3141 - Innovative Practices in Policing

3 hr. 3 hr. Offered every other year

In this course students will examine and analyze research in innovative practices in policing.  The emphasis will be on best practices backed up by research as well as those innovations that are promising and that have potential for improving the delivery of police service.  This course will explore strategic innovations including, but not limited to, Community Policing, Problem Oriented Policing, Evidence-Based Policing, Third Party Policing, Pulling Levers Policing, and Hot Spots Policing.  In addition, technology based innovations such as Compstat and Intelligence Led Policing will be explored.  The focus will be on the effectiveness of the policing strategies in question.

Prerequisite(s): CJ 2000 Introduction to Criminal Justice, CJ 2050 Principles and Practice of Law Enforcement, and CJ 3130 Criminal Justice Research Methods.  CJ 3000 Police Administration is suggested.

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