2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

AJS 200 - Community Relations

Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture.

Examination, recognition, and understanding of community problems; community action programs; methods of coping with human behavior; conflict and communications; ethnic and minority cultures and environments; the community and the relationships with the criminal justice system.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
demonstrate by their scores on written assignments and exams, mastery of the basics concerning police community relations and skills necessary to perform the following:

  1. problem solving techniques;
  2. instruction interpretation;
  3. understanding of criminal justice vocabulary;                 
  4. explain the structure of the community relations communications with all the populations served by an agency;
  5. how a given agency develops the systems and tactics for establishing community relations programs;                    
  6. describe the management and organizational processes which affect continuous community relations communication concerns;
  7. describe the impact which the choice of a particular police community relations plan/program can have on the reduction of crime in given situations.