2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

AFR 225 Police and Law in Africa

3 hours 

This course will study the role of the police as a law enforcement arm of government and as a peacekeeping force. The study will focus on the role of the police in the pre-colonial period of Africa, the colonial period and the period after independence. In each of these periods, the study will highlight the type of laws that were used to govern the populace. The body of laws includes: (a) African community law, as used during the pre-colonial period; (b) Colonial laws during the colonial era; (c) Modern African law, being a combination of African customary law and the recent laws inundated by the national legislation.




ENG 101