CRIM.627 Technology, Crime, and Social Control

Technology, Crime, and Social Control

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37092
Status Active

This course examines the application of new technological advances in the criminal justice system. Topic areas include the new technology of crime commission, and the corresponding new technology of crime control strategies. Our focus will be on the application of both �hard� technology (e.g. equipment, hardware, devices, etc) and �soft� technology (e.g. computer software programs, information systems, classification devices, and other problem-solving applications) in each of the following areas: crime prevention, police, courts, institutional corrections, community corrections and the private sector.