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CJC 204 - Criminal Justice System Organization and Administration

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This is a course involving the organization and administration of criminal justice system agencies. Topics include functions and activities, planning and research, public relations, personnel and training inspection and control and policy formulation in criminal justice system agencies.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Compare and contrast the management problems between public and private organizations.
  2. Describe the influence of politics on criminal justice organizations.
  3. Summarize the functions of management and administration.
  4. Compare and contrast the models of organization and organizational management.
  5. Outline how public organizations are funded.
  6. Describe the civil and criminal liability of managers in criminal justice system organizations.
  7. Describe the impact of landmark Supreme Court cases on management and administration.
Listed Topics
  1. The general principles of organization and administration
  2. The functions of management
  3. The concept of leadership through motivation
  4. The concepts of efficiency and effectiveness
  5. The budget process
  6. The process of policy formulation
  7. Management styles
  8. Research in the area of law enforcement management
Reference Materials
A Contemporary text in that field.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 12/15/2008

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