Criminal Justice Technology (2220)

Criminal Justice Technology (2220)

100 INTRODUC TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3 credits
Overview of criminal justice system, its history, development and evolution within the United States including subsystems of police, courts, corrections. Constitutional limitations, current criminal justice practices human relations, professionalization, prevention.
101 INTRO TO SECURITY ADMIN TECH 3 credits
Introduces fundamentals such as equipment, technology, design theories, management practices, trends, concerns, and issues in security administration.
102 PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2220:100. This course examines the central principles of criminal law, including its history, philosophy, the elements of major crimes and criminal defenses.
103 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100 Introduction to history and goals of institutional and community corrections.
104 EVIDENCE & CRIM LEGAL PROCESS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2220:100. Study of evidence law, constitutional perspectives and law enforcement officer's relationship thereto. Court procedures from arrest to incarceration.
105 INTRO: POLICE STUDIES 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. Provides a foundation for understanding police role, structure, and function in American society at the local, state, and federal levels.
106 JUVENILE JUSTICE PROCESS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2220:100. Examination of juvenile justice system, functions of its various components; adolescent subculture, legislation, causative factors, prevention and treatment methodologies and programs.
120 CRIME PREVENT: THRY, PRCT, MGT 3 credits
Examines contemporary crime prevention and security strategies used in target hardening. Central theme is the use of community resources to prevent crime.
222 INTERVIEW & INTERROGATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: OPOTC Certification. A course of study on interview and interrogation which will teach the student how to obtain information in an orderly, effective, and legally sufficient manner.
224 PROFILING SERIAL KILLERS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. Introduction to the theories, analyses, and methodology used in profiling serial killers. Actual serial profiles and paradigms of crime scene analyses also examined.
225 THE POLICE EXPERIENCE 3 credits
Prerequisites: 100, permission. Academic refresher course of basic police academy. Completion (C or better) and 2220:100 qualifies a commissioned police officer to test out of certain courses (see adviser).
226 INTRVS, INTER & HOSTAGE NEGOT 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. An overview of the legal, theoretical, and applied aspects of conducting interviews, interrogations, and hostage negotiations within the field of law enforcement.
231 PHYS SEC: SYSTEMS, DSGN & CTRL 3 credits
Prerequisite: 101. Topics include: controlling and monitoring the access of persons and vehicles, prevention and detection of unauthorized intrusions and surveillance, and safeguarding key assets.
232 LEGAL ISSUES IN SECURITY ADMIN 3 credits
Survey of laws applicable to the security administration function including tort, labor, employment, unemployment, workers' compensation, contract, insurance, cyber, criminal and constitutional law.
233 SEC INVESTGTNS: PRINC & PRACT 3 credits
Overview of investigative methods employed by the security manager. Students will examine legal and ethical duties and issues related to investigation.
234 COMPUTER AND INFO SECURITY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 101. Examines practical applications of effective information security measures and legal, ethical and privacy issues concerning the storage and use of information in society.
235 SCHOOL CRIME & VIOLNCE PREVENT 3 credits
Prerequisites: 101, 120. Examines the nature and extent of crime and deviance in American schools. Particular focus is on the use of a systems approach to prevent crime.
240 VICE & ORGANIZED CRIME 3 credits
Prerequisites: 100 and permission. An overview of organizations operating nationally and internationally in a variety of criminal activities with a particular emphasis on narcotics trafficking.
245 HOMELAND SECRTY: PRINC & PRAC 3 credits
Prerequisite: 101. Overview of fundamental homeland security concepts and issues such as: intelligence, critical infrastructure protection, hazards, strategy, policy, risk, organizational design and leadership.
250 CRIMINAL CASE MANAGEMENT 6 credits
Prerequisites: 100, 2820:105 and permission. Reconstruction of chronological sequence of a crime including searching, collection, preserving and evaluation of physical and oral evidence. Scientific approach to criminal investigation.
251 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. The course provides the student with fundamental investigative skills and the ability to manage a criminal case from initiation through conclusion.
253 BASIC FORENSIC METHODS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 100, 2820:105. Introduction to the science, technology and application of forensic methods in the investigation of crime.
255 INTRO: FORENSIC INVESTIGATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. This course is designed to introduce the student to the field of forensic science. The emphasis will be on skills and techniques of evidence evaluation.
260 CRITICAL INCIDENT INTERVENT CJ 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. This course is designed to introduce the student to the stressors and emotions of dealing with people and workers involved in crisis situations.
262 POLICE ADMINISTRATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: OPOTC Certification. Approaches to police administration from an overview perspective providing the fundamentals of administration and management while giving the law enforcement student a framework for understanding.
270 COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. Examines the corrections component of the criminal justice system. Special focus on the development and use of probation, parole, and other alternative forms of sentencing.
275 LEGAL ASPECTS OF CORRECTIONS 3 credits
Examination of the influence of the legal system on corrections, especially United States Supreme Court decisions.
280 CYBERCRIME 3 credits
Examines crime and deviance in cyberspace. Particular focus is on the prevention of computer intrusion in the workplace.
281 COMPUTER FORENSIC METHODS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 100 or 101. Examination of computer forensic methods employed to identify, collect, recover, authenticate, preserve, analyze, and document electronic evidence for criminal or civil legal purposes.
286 COURTROOM COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. Witnessing studies the trial process, emphasizing role of witnesses. Effective communication to juries, applicable evidentiary rules and preparation techniques are taught, preparing students for direct and cross-examination.
287 THE LEGAL SYSTEM & PSYCHOLOGY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. Examination of various areas where law and psychology interface, particularly in criminal cases by examining the expanding rule of psychology in justice system and the courtroom.
292 ST: CRIMINAL JUSTICE 1-4 credits
(May be repeated for a total of six credits). Prerequisite: permission. Workshops and special programs in selected areas of criminal justice such as community relations, crime statistics, ethics, survival.
296 CT: CRIMINAL JUSTICE 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. A variety of course topics on current subjects relative to law enforcement and the Criminal Justice System. May be repeated for up to 12 credits.
297 INDP STUDY: CRIMINAL JUSTICE 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: 100 and permission. Selected topics and special areas of study in Criminal Justice Technology under the supervision of a selected faculty member with whom specific arrangements have been made.
298 APPLIED ETHICS IN CRIM JUSTICE 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. This course deals with ethical considerations which confront justice practitioners and the legal ramifications of misconduct.

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