Undergraduate Course Catalog 2007-2008
COURSE: 81-496 Rights, Civil-Liability and Administrative Actions (3)
The purposes of this course is to understand the liabilities that may attach to the police and their respective departments when officers engage in improper conduct, and to understand various lawsuits that may be filed against a police officer for misconduct. These suits include actions of officers that are intentional, as well as those that are negligent. Students learn why proper training, supervision and department rules and regulations are so important.