Jul 25, 2024  
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SSCI 5430G - Historic and Emerging Patterns in Policing


This course examines the emergence of police as a social institution, focusing on its role and function as well as the social, political, economic, and cultural factors that compelled them into existence. The majority of the course is spent examining the various types of policing that have emerged in recent years. It will also examine how colonialism, discrimination, and racism have impacted the development and patterns of policing. The course will also provide an overview and history of First Nations policing in Canada. The focus here is on the theories and evidence used to support the emerging patterns in policing as they relate to reducing harm in communities. The course is broken into the following modules: 1) The Origins and Evolution of Policing; 2) Police Reform and the Proliferation of Policing Strategies; 3) Contemporary Technological and Data-Driven Policing.
Credit hours: 3
Note(s): Must be enrolled in the following Program: Graduate Diploma in Police Leadership



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