CRJU 4410: Future Trends in Crime (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

This course will focus upon those factors and trends which affect and will continue to affect crime and criminal justice agencies into the 21st century. The major demographic trends discussed in this course include the aging of the American population, the dwindling pool of the young, the increased role of women both as criminals and as criminal justice personnel, and the growing ethnic and racial diversity of society and criminal justice agencies. Economic, legal, and technological trends of the future will also be examined. Pre-requisite: CRJU 1100