Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: AAS                                     Course Number: 215                                    
Course Title: The Police and the Ghetto
Subject: African American Sociology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Examination of the various perspectives on the nature of police roles in urban African-American communities including perceptions of police as law enforcement agents and as preservers of social order. Functional analysis of crime and of police roles in the ghettoization of communities.

Prerequisite: ENG 101. In addition: AAS 110 or AAS 121.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date:    05/15/2012