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Criminal Justice

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CRIM-01 CRIMINOLOGY
(CSU breadth area D0) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course is an analysis of the nature and patterning of criminality and theories of criminal behavior. Crime control policies are critically examined regarding linkages among 1) social conflicts and inequalities, 2) criminal laws and enforcement practices, and 3) social deviance. (10/03)

CRIM-02 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (CAN AJ 2)
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course pertains to the history and philosophy of criminal justice in America. The course will emphasize the three major components of the system: court, corrections, and law enforcement. It will then examine the role of each. (10/03)

CRIM-03 CRIMINAL PROCEDURES
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
One-way corequisite: CRIM-01 or CRIM-02.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course covers the legal processes from pre-arrest through trial, sentencing, and correctional procedures; a review of the history of case and common law; conceptual interpretations of law as reflected in court decisions; a study of case law methodology and case research as the decisions impact upon the procedures of the justice system. (10/03)

CRIM-04 CRIMINAL LAW (CAN AJ 4)
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
One-way corequisite: CRIM-01 or CRIM-02.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course covers historical development, philosophy of law, and constitutional provisions; definitions, classifications of crimes and their applications to the system of criminal justice; legal research; review of case law; and methodology and concepts of law as a social force. The course also explores crimes against persons, property, and the state as a social, religious, and historical ideology. (10/03)

CRIM-05 COMMUNITY AND HUMAN RELATIONS
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
One-way corequisite: CRIM-01 or CRIM-02.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course covers the relationship of criminal justice agents and the community; causal and symptomatic aspects of community understanding; lack of cooperation and mistrust; study of behavioral causes; and ways to develop and maintain amicable relationships. (10/03)

CRIM-06 INTRODUCTION TO EVIDENCE (CAN AJ 6)
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
One-way corequisite: CRIM-01 or CRIM-02.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course is a study of the origin, development, philosophy and constitutional basis of evidence; constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure; kinds and degrees of evidence and rules governing admissibility; judicial decisions interpreting individual rights; and case studies viewed from a conceptual level. (10/03)

CRIM-08 INTRODUCTION TO INVESTIGATION (CAN AJ 8)
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course covers the fundamentals of investigation; techniques of crime scene search and recording; collection and preservation of physical evidence; modus operandi processes; sources of information; interview and interrogation; and follow-up investigation. (10/03)

CRIM-10 WRITING FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: CRIM-04.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course covers the techniques of communicating facts, information, and ideas effectively in a simple, clear, and logical manner in the various types of criminal justice system reports -- letters, memoranda, directives, and administrative reports. Emphasis is placed on criminal justice terminology, use of English, and the organization of information. The student will also receive practical experience in note-taking and report writing; and the preparation for the presentation of testimony in court. (10/03)

CRIM-30 JUVENILE PROCEDURES
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
One-way corequisite: CRIM-01 or CRIM-02 or CORR-01.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course relates to the organization, functions, and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies in the criminal justice system. The course will concentrate on detention facilities and the juvenile court process. (10/03) CRIM-32 TRAFFIC INVESTIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41; CRIM-01 or CRIM-02; or current employment as a law enforcement officer.
This course covers accident prevention, accident investigation, enforcement of traffic statutes, and testifying in court regarding the knowledge and methodologies addressed. (10/03)

CRIM-33 VIOLENCE IN THE FAMILY
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course is an examination of criminal law and the psycho-dynamics of child abuse, elder abuse, spousal abuse, and spousal rape. (10/03)

CRIM-35 NARCOTICS
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41; CRIM-01 or CRIM-02.
This course is a review of the laws restricting and governing the use of narcotics and dangerous drugs, the psychological and physiological effects of the use and addiction to narcotics and dangerous drugs, and the procedures used to combat the problems facing law enforcement and society in relation to narcotics and dangerous drugs. (10/03)

CRIM-36 PATROL PROCEDURES
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41; CRIM-01 or CRIM-02.
This course explores the theories, philosophies, and concepts related to the role expectations of the line enforcement officer. A special emphasis is placed upon the patrol, traffic, and public service responsibilities. (10/03)

CRIM-37 COMMUNICATION AND ETHICS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
[CILC area D] 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-41, ENGL-41L, ENGL-A; CRIM-01 or CRIM-02 or other measures of readiness: current employment as a law enforcement officer.
This course covers the ethical issues created by the congruent and incongruent match of criminal justice philosophy and law enforcement practice. Effective communication styles for courtroom., testimony, interrogation, and verbal judo will be examined, evaluated, and practiced. (11/01)

CRIM-39 POLICE TACTICS
1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course is designed for pre-service and in-service law enforcement personnel and is designed to teach defensive tactics. A special emphasis will be placed on disarming assailants, takedowns, holds, and baton. Officer safety and the moral and ethical application of defensive tactics will also be stressed. This course may be repeated three times. (3/99)

CRIM-42A 832 PC ARREST METHODS
[CILC area D] 3 units: 49.5 total hours lecture,
13.5 total hours lab.
Limitations on enrollment: Students must be cleared by the California Department of Justice to participate. DOJ clearance is evaluated through the LiveScan fingerprint process -- this clearance will reveal a qualifying/disqualifying criminal history background; adequate physical health for moderate physical activity during arrest and control methods training.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41, ENGL-41L.
This course meets the requirements of California Penal Code 832 requiring individuals having peace officer powers to complete a training course prescribed by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). It satisfies POST's Level 3 - Part 1 of the Basic Course (Police Academy) modular format. It covers topics such as: ethics, courts, community relations, laws of arrest, use of force, search and seizure, investigations and arrest/control methods. Students missing more than 5% of class time will not be allowed to complete the class (POST regulations). (3/02)

CRIM-42B 832 PC FIREARMS
[CILC area D] 1 unit: 14 total hours lecture, 12 total hours lab.
Prerequisite: CRIM-42A.
Limitations on enrollment: Students must be cleared by the California Department of Justice to participate. DOJ clearance is evaluated through the LiveScan fingerprint process -- this clearance will reveal a qualifying/disqualifying criminal history background; adequate physical health for moderate physical activity during firearms training. Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41, ENGL-41L.
This course meets the requirements of California Penal Code 832 requiring individuals having peace officer powers to complete a training course prescribed by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. It satisfies the firearms portion of POST's Level 3- Part 1 of the Basic Course (Police Academy) modular format. It covers topics such as firearms safety, basic firearms operation, ammunition, cleaning and maintenance, and principles of shooting accuracy. Students missing more than 5% of class time will not be allowed to complete the class (POST regulations). (3/02)

CRIM-42C RESERVE PEACE OFFICER MODULE LEVEL 3
[CILC area D] 7 units: 121 total hours lecture, 13.5 total hours lab.
Prerequisite: CRIM-42B.
Limitations on enrollment: Students must be cleared by the California Department of Justice to participate. DOJ clearance is evaluated through the LiveScan fingerprint process - this clearance will reveal a qualifying/disqualifying criminal history background; adequate physical health for moderate physical activity during arrest/control methods, use of force, and crimes in progress training; must possess a valid Class 3 or above California Driver's License. Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41, ENGL-41L.
This course satisfies the Level 3 Part 2 modular format requirements of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). It covers history, professionalism, ethics, the criminal justice system, criminal law, property crimes, crimes against persons, laws of arrest, laws of search and seizure, investigative report writing, vehicle operations, use of force, crimes in progress, traffic enforcement, preliminary investigation, custodial issues, arrest and control methods including baton, first aid, CPR, chemical agents, information systems, and cultural diversity. Students missing more than 5% of class time will not be allowed to complete the class (POST regulations). (3/02)

CRIM-42D RESERVE PEACE OFFICER MODULE LEVEL 2
[CILC area D] 13.5 units: 234 total hours lecture, 27 total hours lab.
Prerequisite: CRIM-42C. Limitations on enrollment: Students must be cleared by the California Department of Justice to participate. DOJ clearance is evaluated through the LiveScan fingerprint process - this clearance will reveal a qualifying/disqualifying criminal history background; adequate physical health for moderate physical activity during arrest/control methods, use of force, and crimes in progress training; must possess a valid Class 3 or above California Driver's License. Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41, ENGL-41L.
This course satisfies the Level 2 modular format Basic Course training requirements of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). It covers community relations, victimology, crisis intervention, property crimes, crimes against persons, general criminal statutes, laws of arrest, laws of search and seizure, presentation of evidence, investigative report writing, use of force, patrol techniques, vehicle pullovers, crimes in progress, traffic enforcement, unusual occurrences, preliminary investigation, and arrest and control methods including baton, firearms, chemical agents, persons with disabilities, crimes against the justice system, weapons violations, hazardous materials, cultural diversity, and discrimination issues. Students missing more than 5% of class time will not be allowed to complete the class (POST regulations). (3/02)

CRIM-49A-ZZ SPECIAL TOPICS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
0.5 - 5 units: 0.5 - 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This is a course designed to address special topics in criminal justice to meet the current needs of students. The course will allow pre-service and in-service personnel to maintain the most current training standards in the field. (10/03)


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