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CRJU145 - Justice Information Systems

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
As with all industries, technology has significantly changed how the justice system operates. This course will provide a brief review of the history of technology in the justice profession, the ways in which technology and technological resources are utilized within the profession, and the influence of technology, as a change agent, on justice processes and procedures is analyzed. Different types of information systems and technology available to the various law enforcement agencies in the United States will be reviewed. The impact of emerging technologies in surveillance, information systems, facial identification, forensics, and heat sensing will be assessed. Students will also explore digital equipment and devices as well as aspects of cyber technology.

Prerequisite(s): CRJU 103  
Prerequisite or Corequisite: INFT 124