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Criminal Justice Academy (CJA) Instructor Toolkit: CRJ 201 POLICING

Whether you’re a new faculty member or a seasoned instructor, we hope you’ll find new ideas and practical resources for teaching criminal justice courses


The History and Evolution of Policing #1 Describe the history, structures and purpose of American police departments.
  #2 Develop a vocabulary that will be helpful in problem solving related to policing scenarios

Student Readings (These readings are all open source with a Creative Commons license, which means they are not copyrighted and can be shared openly):