Criminal Justice - Spring 2017

Intro to Criminal Justice — 3459
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

An interdisciplinary survey of the American criminal justice system with specific topical emphasis on crime, law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Students must learn and discuss cogently the significance of legal and behavioral aspects of crime, the process of justice, various law enforcement entities within the United States, the need for various court structures, and various penological systems. For criminal justice students and those interested in social sciences. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 110
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Homeland Security — 3729
CRI 1560 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Students will examine the history of international and domestic terrorism and the fundamental concepts of Homeland Security both Pre and Post 9/11. Students will be provided with an overview of the structures and functions of the governmental agencies responsible for protecting the United States from terrorism. Students will review the process of planning and preparation for the potential response to future attacks in the United States. Corequisites: ENG 1510; CRI 1320 or CRI 1510; Reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jan 18 – May 18 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Hostile Situation Management — 3485
CRI 1650 – 1 credit
Randy S. Zimpfer

Students will how to recognize and resolve hostile situations in law enforcement which includes domestic conflicts, hostage situations, and routine calls for service. Students will also learn how to apply successful coping strategies during stressful conflicts. Prerequisites: Permission of criminal justice faculty. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 021
Feb 23 – Apr 6 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Criminal Procedural Law — 3482
CRI 2330 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Studies the criminal law processes necessary for successful criminal investigation including physical and testimonial evidence gathering, arrest, and presentation of an accused to court for trial proceedings. Students are required to apply contemporary U.S. Supreme Court decisions relevant to such topics as arrest, search and seizure, and interrogation. Prerequisites: CRI 1510 and Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminal Investigation — 3475
CRI 2370 – 3 credits
Floyd S. Kent

Analyzes the basic procedures used in the investigation of a criminal matter. Students are required to demonstrate proper crime scene investigation techniques via photographing, sketching, and evidence collection for crimes against property and crimes against a person as well as study interview and interrogation techniques and courtroom demeanor and testimony. Prerequisites: CRI 1510 or basic police recruit school, and Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 107
Jan 19 – May 18 Thu 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Police Community Relations — 3467
CRI 2510 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Students will study the traditional method of providing police services, along with problem-oriented and community-based policing. Students will discuss the interpersonal and intergroup relations between police and the public. Required topics include police ethics, stereotypes, minority relations, peer relations, and the role of technology in providing police services and crime prevention. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Introduction to Terrorism — 3486
CRI 2580 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

Students will examine the complex and often misunderstood subject of terrorism. Students will learn to distinguish acts of terrorism from other types of violence, study the various objectives and ideologies of historical and contemporary terrorist groups, and learn about terrorist organizational and operational methods. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm