CRJ 325 — Criminal Organizations
This course will explore and compare the structure and characteristics of various criminal organizations. Common characteristics of criminal organizations, causes of organized crime, the businesses, the paradigms, the role of law enforcement, crime statutes, prosecution strategies, defenses, and sentencing. Different national and international groups—Asian, Russian, Latin American, Italian, Afrolineal, European, urban street gangs, prison gangs, and the evolving relationship between terrorism and organized crime will be studied.
Requirements and Prerequisites
Prerequisites: CRJ 120 and Junior or Senior status