CJSA 2300 - Legal Aspects of law Enforcement

Police authority; responsibilities; constitutional constraints; laws of arrest, search, and seizure; police liability. End-Of-Course Outcomes: Define police authority, explain the responsibilities and constitutional restraints as enumerated in the Texas Constitution, United States Constitution, and Bill of Rights. Outline the law of arrest and search and seizure developed through court decisions and describe the criminal and civil liability that result from improper acts and/or the failure to act.

Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0