This course provides the student with practical training in criminal justice related fields. With the assistance of an instructor-coordinator, the student is assigned to work under a supervisor in a governmental department or a private business firm in order to learn through actual wo
This course introduces students to the investigations process, qualities and skills needed in investigating, the personnel and tools needed for investigations, and the types of investigations. Overview of crime scene processing, preservation and processing of criminal evidence and int
The major emphasis of this course is placed on the report writing process, interviewing techniques, note-taking methods, and report writing terminology that will help students become better report writers.
This course covers the history, development, and philosophy of law as it relates to constitutional evidence and procedural consideration and in its application to such areas as arrests, search and seizure, kinds and degrees of evidence, and rules governing admissibility of evidence in
This course will provide students with the nature and purposes of criminal law and general principles of criminal responsibility and defenses. This course also covers the basic elements of criminal offenses and criminal procedure with an emphasis on the challenges placed on police dur
This course introduces students to the importance and impact of professionalism, ethical conduct, and human relations between the community and the criminal justice system. Major emphasis is on the relations between law enforcement and the community.
The course will introduce students to the historical background in corrections and correctional administration as well as in the treatment and prevention programs. It will also cover contemporary issues that are applicable to correctional administration and policy as well as treatment
This course will introduce students to roles of the various municipal, county, state, federal, and military law enforcement agencies in maintaining law and order. The roles of police in a democratic society, the training and selection of police personnel to fulfill their role, and the
This course will provide students with a broad and theoretical background on police patrol philosophies and practices. It also examines duties, extent of authority, field patrol techniques, and responsibilities of a uniformed patrol officer in traffic law enforcement and investigation
This introductory course provides students with a broad historical and theoretical background of the structures and functions of agencies and institutions which make up the juvenile justice system. Students are introduced to the principles and procedures of arrest, detention, adjudica