ADJ 250 - Global Security Concepts for Law Enforcement and National Security

Course Description

Effective: 2011-05-01

Identifies and examines the interrelationship of significant global issues and events that affect local and national crime and security interests of the United States. Emphasizes the economic dimensions of international events and the transnational ripple effect they have on the security and well-being of others residing in distant localities or lands. Explores issues of cooperation and coordination of investigative and prosecutive activities in a global environment.
3 creditsLecture Hours:3 Laboratory Hours: 0 Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is intended for students desiring a broad understanding of the investigative and operational components of counterintelligence operations. Students intending to seek employment in federal investigative agencies, large police departments, or security departments of large corporations will have employment potential enhanced with knowledge of this course content. Likewise, students already employed in these agencies will benefit from increased job advancement possibilities.No longer can law enforcement and national security agencies assume that fortified borders and a strong military will secure this nation from criminal activities and terrorist activities. This course is designed to give the student a solid foundation of knowledge and understanding regarding transnational and global criminal activities, the interrelationship of economics and national security, and investigative activities in this interconnected world. The course stresses cooperation with foreign law enforcement partners, and investigative activities conducted in a legal and ethical manner.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

None

Course Objectives

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