Organized Crime

POLC 4008

Course description

Students engage in a historical and theoretical analysis of the origins and development of organized crime. Students consider organization, function, structure of power and control of selected criminal organizations. Students also look at the law enforcement and investigative challenges of international organized crime types on a local, national and international level including cross-national and international efforts of police, courts, international agencies and correctional authorities to deal with emerging issues.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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