|History of Criminal Justice examines the evolution of crime, punishment, and police work from the colonial era to the present. It examines old county jails, headline-grabbing criminal escapades of long ago, methods of discontinued punishment, and unheralded peace officers. Topics include the whipping post, hangings, and lynchings. The goal of the course is to look at how crime has changed and how law enforcement and policing methods have evolved. 3 credits Pre-requisite: EGL093.
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