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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Spring Embedded
  • Program Cost: Spring Embedded
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Subject Areas: Sociology & Criminal Justice
Program Sponsor: UST
Program Description:
Academic Overview
In the 1800s Sir Robert Peel played a significant role in developing the Metropolitan Police Act which led to the creation of modern-day policing (Novak et al. 2017). Due to the history of London policing model, integrating a global comparison on the course topics will allow students to critically evaluate law enforcement within a global context. For example, students can explore questions such as; how has policing evolved in London since the 1800s? What methods/programs are used to build community relations with the police department and the London communities? Do citizens in London have the same legal protection as U.S. citizens when interacting with law enforcement? Does the City of London Police provide cultural awareness training for police officers? What is the role of technology? Are women underrepresented compared to the United States? Topics discussed in this course include the regulation of everyday life, police corruption, race relations, and policing major demonstrations and riots among more topics related to law enforcement and crime in London.

Location and Tentative Dates: London, England, March 18-27, 2022.
Programs costs will be posted as soon as they are available.
Total Cost Includes: Tuition, transportation and course arrangements as indicated, hotel accommodations and some meals.
Application Procedures & Deadline 
Select the Apply Now button at the top to start your online application.
  • Log in using your St. Thomas username and password.
  • Complete all application materials by the application deadline. Students are encouraged to apply during the priority enrollment period with a deadline of October 5, 2021. Applications will be accepted after the priority deadline for programs with space still remaining until the final application deadline of November 5, 2019.
  • Download and read Short-Term Off-Campus Policies and Procedures.  You are responsible for reading, understanding and abiding by its content.
  • This program is pending final approval by the Dean's Office.
Priority Application Deadline: October 8, 2021
Final Application Deadline: November 5, 2021
Financial Aid/Scholarships
Students studying abroad during J-Term are generally only eligible for additional loans to help finance their study abroad costs. Please review Financial Aid for Study Abroad. Scholarships may also be available from St. Thomas and some Other Approved Programs. Please refer to our Scholarships webpage for details and review Short-Term Off-Campus Policies and Procedures for additional financial aid information.

For more information
On course content, contact:      
     Dr. Tanya Gladney (

On application procedures or logistical information, contact:

Office of Study Abroad | University of St. Thomas
Murray-Herrick 212 | 651.962.6450 | |

This program is currently not accepting applications.