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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJS 20600 Decision Making in Law Enforcement

(3 cr.) Lecture-Lab: 3-0
Offered: F,W
This course will explore a variety of topical issues in law enforcement related to reasoned decision making.  The Force Continuum will be introduced. Discussion of subconscious influences on decision making including cultural diversity, personal bias, and emotional intelligence; introduction of methods to self-identify potential detrimental factors and cultivate informed decision making; identification of external influences to decision making including politics, peer pressure, media, bystander video and social media; overview of resources such as dash and body cameras in documenting decisions and actions; ethical dilemmas and decision making. Prerequisite:  SOC 23500 . Pre or co-requisite:  SOC 23500  .