The course explores past and future trends, challenges, and advancements in criminal justice/law enforcement leadership. Focusing on the stories and lessons learned by leaders throughout the private, nonprofit, and public sectors; while exploring issues of ethics, diversity, and changing demographics of leadership within the criminal justice/law enforcement profession.Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program or instructor's consent.
4 Graduate credits
Effective May 4, 2021 to present
- Define leadership
- Compare and contrast different theories of leadership in criminal justice
- Examine the concept of organizational justice and how people perceive fairness within an agency
- Balance legal and ethical considerations in strategic decision-making
- Use research and evidence to make decisions
- Demonstrate and improve critical thinking and communication skills.