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Undergraduate Record 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Record 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

CJ 3720 - Contemporary Issues in Police and Media Relations

This course is designed for the police executive interested in exploring the relationship between law enforcement and today’s mass media and/or those interested in improving their media interview sills. The focus ison police/media relations issues with specific emphasis on a practical ‘hands on’ approach to dealing with the news media. This course also presents a systematic approach to the process of preparing a news media interview. Class discussion centers on the nature and function of the news media in modern society, contemporary issues affecting police/media relations, and crisis planning for dealing with the news media during high visibility events. Students recently assigned to media relations positions are strongly encouraged to enroll.

Credits: 3