Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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CJUST 341 - Guns and Crime


Credits: (3)
This course will tackle the nation’s deadly crime trend and controversial subject of Guns & Crime in America. Students will examine the use of firearms for criminal, sporting, hunting, and defensive purposes; specific violent crimes with firearms and how they could have been prevented; how criminals acquire their firearms; what law enforcement and public policy makers are doing to prevent firearms-related violent crimes, and how others are lobbying for the unrestricted free flow of firearms while others want greater restrictions. The course will also cover how the use crime-gun data can be a useful tool for law enforcement in solving and preventing firearms-related violent crime.



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