3 credit hours
0.0 ceu hours
Provides a historical analysis of terrorism. Introduces the historical and contemporary issues relevant to domestic and international terrorism. Examines methods utilized by law enforcement and intelligence agencies in preventing and detecting terrorism. Also explores the process utilized for collecting and documenting evidence for the capture and effective prosecution of terrorists. Topics include the role of the media in covering, investigating and reporting terrorist events, and the constitutional and sociological dilemmas involved in investigating terrorist acts in democracies, such as the threats to privacy and individual rights. Note: Also offered as CJS 260, PSY 260 and SOC 260; credit is not given for HLS 260 and also CJS 260, PSY 260 and SOC 260.
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