2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

ANT 130 Policing in a Multiracial and Multicultural City

3 hours 

This course focuses on the impact of racial and ethnic diversity, social structure, and oppression in the U.S. with a focus on policing in New York City. Students examine a) the history of race and policing, b) the impact of racial and cultural myths and realities on contemporary police perceptions and responses to crime and on community perceptions and responses to law enforcement, and c) a variety of interventions made by police and communities to mitigate the legacy of racism.




This course is restricted to students enrolled in the NYPD Leadership Program.