BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

LEPP-155 - Community Based Policing - 3.00 Credits

LEPP-155 - Community Based Policing - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Community policing is collaboration between the police and the community that identifies and solves community problems in order to prevent crime. Within this course students will explore models, both historical and contemporary, to engage members of the community to solve localized problems pertaining to crime and poverty.
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  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Five years law enforcement experience
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments/Group Projects/Midterms 70%, Final Exam 30%. Total 100%. Grading procedures follow the NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social and professional roots of historical policing;

  • Analyze the models of community partnerships and problem solving as core competencies in community policing;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various means to assess the effectiveness of community policing; and

  • Describe various crime prevention strategies to improve community safety.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Griffiths, Curt, Taylor, Parent, Richard B., Whitelaw, and Brian. Community Based Strategic Policing in Canada 2001. Toronto, ON. Nelson
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved December 11, 2013.