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Criminal Justice 102: Introduction to Law Enforcement

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Get caught up in class or learn something new about law enforcement with our informative and helpful Criminal Justice 102 course. Short video and text lessons present the important topics you need to know in order to get a great score on a test or have a working knowledge of the criminal justice system.
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13 chapters in Criminal Justice 102: Introduction to Law Enforcement

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Lesson 1 - English Influence on the Development of U.S. Law Enforcement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Law Enforcement in Colonial America: Creation & Evolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54030].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54030].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Establishment of Modern Police Forces in 19th Century U.S. Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54031].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54031].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - American Policing 1800-1900: History & Politics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54032].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54032].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - American Policing 1900-1960: History & Influences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54033].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54033].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - U.S. Policing After 1960: Influences & Developments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The History & Impact of Policing in America Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31546].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31546].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Role of Police in Democratic Societies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Public Law Enforcement: Levels & Agencies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Federal Law Enforcement: Agencies & Responsibilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - State Law Enforcement: Agencies, Roles & Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31550].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31550].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Local Law Enforcement: Types, Agencies & Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Private Law Enforcement: Types, Functions & Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31552].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31552].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Special District Police Agencies: Types & Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54036].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54036].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Watchman, Legalistic & Service Policing Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30288].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30288].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Ethics, Discretion & Professionalism in Policing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Police Management & Police Department Organization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30290].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30290].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Police Operations: Development & Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54038].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54038].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Police Recruitment & Selection: Approaches & Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54039].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54039].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Legal Restraints on Police Actions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Arrest Process: Definition & Steps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30291].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30291].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Police Intelligence, Interrogations & Miranda Warnings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30292].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30292].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Police-Community Relations: Importance & Comparisons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54040].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54040].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The History of Police-Community Relations: Analysis & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54041].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54041].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Future Law Enforcement Technological Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54042].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54042].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The History of Women & Minorities in the Police Profession Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54049].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54049].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Recruitment of Women & Minorities in Policing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54050].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54050].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Critical Issues Facing Women & Minority Police Officers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Discrimination within Police Departments: Law, Incidents & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Police Corruption: Definition, Types & Improvement Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30293].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30293].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Police Use of Force & Excessive Force: Situations & Guidelines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Racial Profiling & Biased Policing: Definition & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Legal Issues Facing Police: Civil Liabilities & Lawsuits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30296].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30296].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - American Courts: History, Development & The Dual-Court System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31846].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31846].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Court System: Trial, Appellate & Supreme Court Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5031].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5031].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The 3 Levels of the Federal Court System: Structure and Organization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5032].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5032].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Overview of the US Supreme Court Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5033].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5033].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - State Court System: Structure & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Long Arm Statute: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5035].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5035].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Court Functions: Original and Appellate Jurisdiction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5036].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5036].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Subject Matter Jurisdiction: Federal, State and Concurrent Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5634].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5634].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Jurisdiction over Property: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5038].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5038].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5039].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5039].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How Venue is Determined for a Court Case Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5040].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5040].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Courtroom Participants: Professional & Non-Professional Members Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Elements & Purpose of the Criminal Trial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22292].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22292].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Constitutional Requirements of a Criminal Trial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5632].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5632].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Writ of Habeas Corpus & Reasonable Doubt in a Criminal Trial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Pretrial Activities of a Criminal Trial: Steps, Purposes & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22293].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22293].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Stages of the Criminal Trial: From Voir Dire to Verdict Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Defense Against a Criminal Charge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Criminal Trial Post-Trial Steps: Appeals, Reviews & Processes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22296].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22296].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Types & Goals of Contemporary Criminal Sentencing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23622].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23622].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Traditional & Alternative Criminal Sentencing Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Structured Criminal Sentencing: Definition, Types & Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Indeterminate Criminal Sentencing: Definition, Purpose & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Intermediate Sanctions: Definition, Purpose & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25021].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25021].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Arguments For and Against Capital Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23626].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23626].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Sentencing Issues and Trends in the U.S. Justice System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - History of Corrections & its Impact on Modern Concepts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28183].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28183].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Probation & Parole: Overview, History & Purposes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Prisons: History, Characteristics & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Jails in the U.S.: Role & Administrative Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28186].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28186].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Custody & Security in Correctional Facilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Prison Subcultures & the Deprivation Model Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28280].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28280].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Prisoners: Characteristics of U.S. Inmate Populations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Differences Between Men's & Women's Prisons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28187].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28187].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Causes & Stages of Prison Riots Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28188].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28188].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Prisoners' Rights: Legal Aspects & Court Precedent Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28282].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28282].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Major Problems, Issues & Trends Facing Prisons Today Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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