Nov 26, 2022  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

CRJU-161 Introduction to Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016)
This is an introduction to the criminal justice system the field of law enforcement and the administration of the justice process. The vocational opportunities and functions of all levels of law enforcement are explored.

Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the reasons for the continued and ongoing study of the criminal justice system. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the terminology, facts, and concepts pertaining to the total criminal justice system. 3. Demonstrate knowledge of the inter-relatedness of the sub-systems which comprise the total criminal justice system. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of the law enforcement component. 5. Demonstrate knowledge of the functions of the various levels of policing. 6. Demonstrate knowledge of the judicial sub-system. 7. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic adult criminal trial proceedings. 8. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic components of Corrections. 9. Demonstrate knowledge of the occupational similarities and distinct differences of the various levels of policing. 10. Demonstrate knowledge of the unanimous role functions of the criminal justice professional in the court system. 11. Demonstrate knowledge of the qualifications various opportunities available to criminal justice majors.