Department Information

Chair:
Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
Email:
amanda.halliwell@cortland.edu
Hours:
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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SOC 333 - The Police

Provides students with a critical understanding of history of law enforcement, the police and policing in the United States. Will focus on four major issues related to policing: the history and role of the police in America; learning police work and becoming a police officer; issues and problems in policing; and current issues and trends in policing. Social science research on the police and policing will be the basis for studying and analyzing this aspect of the criminal justice system. Category D. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.