This course attempts to deal with the complexity of the Juvenile Delinquency problem in the United States in a way that will give meaning and direction to the law enforcement practitioner that must deal with the problem every day.
COLLEGE CREDIT level CRJU 152 Minimum Grade of D or COLLEGE CREDIT level CRJU 200 Minimum Grade of D
Textbook information is available at http://www.bhc.edu/on-campus/bookstore/ You will need to know the BHC course number, e.g., BL201, and section number.
Upon completion of this course, the student shall be able to: A. Identify which adolescents are most likely to become delinquent B. Discuss and explain how factors such as gender, racial/ethnic background and social class relate to delinquency C. Compare and contrast the major criminology theories that theorists post for the cause of delinquency D. Compare and contrast environmental influences that influence the prevention of delinquency E. Describe the role of the police in controlling and preventing delinquent behavior F. Identify the role of the juvenile court system as it relates to the administration of juvenile justice, corrections, and punishment
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