Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 572 - Police and the People

Credits: 4
An examination of the relationship between police and the American public during the twentieth century. Students explore issues including the evolution of policing tactics, concerns about public safety, fractious relationships between police and communities, and public efforts to reform police procedures. Students consider historians’ accounts of police-community relations alongside primary sources and representations in popular culture.

Prerequisite: HIST 162 HIST 163 , or HIST 257 ; and permission of the instructor

Distribution Requirements: None.