Criminal Justice - Fall 2017

Physical Fitness for CJ — 3492
CRI 1290 – 2 credits
Brian E. Barone

This is a specialized physical education program for criminal justice students and will emphasize an understanding of physical fitness and its direct application to the criminal justice profession. Specific instructions will cover wellness, physical fitness, and self-evaluation. The general requirements for the police physical agility portion of the civil service examination are explained and incorporated into this course. Prerequisite: criminal justice majors or permission of the instructor. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3353
CRI 1320 – 3 credits
Melanie A. Easton

Starting with the origins of American law enforcement, this course concentrates on contemporary law enforcement agencies and their function within the criminal justice system. Students will study police agencies at the local, county, state, and federal levels, and their operational techniques, as well as goals and objectives within specific units of each agency. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Corequisites: CRI 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3493
CRI 1320 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

Starting with the origins of American law enforcement, this course concentrates on contemporary law enforcement agencies and their function within the criminal justice system. Students will study police agencies at the local, county, state, and federal levels, and their operational techniques, as well as goals and objectives within specific units of each agency. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Corequisites: CRI 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Report Writing in CJ — 3494
CRI 1420 – 3 credits
Timothy M. Jackson

Students will develop knowledge and skills necessary for concise, effective, and accurate report writing. The importance of the narratives required in reports generated by law enforcement personnel and other criminal justice vocations is emphasized. Prerequisites: CRI 1510 and permission of instructor; Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3354
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

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 penal 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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 306
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3495
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

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 penal 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

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3497
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

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 penal 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

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Corrections — 3355
CRI 1520 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

Students will learn the philosophy, history, and development of the American correctional system. Students study contemporary penalties and the various successes and problems associated with those penalties, including prison life, prisoners' rights, community corrections, and the death penalty. For anyone interested in correctional careers. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3477
CRI 1520 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

Students will learn the philosophy, history, and development of the American correctional system. Students study contemporary penalties and the various successes and problems associated with those penalties, including prison life, prisoners' rights, community corrections, and the death penalty. For anyone interested in correctional careers. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3568
CRI 1520 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

Students will learn the philosophy, history, and development of the American correctional system. Students study contemporary penalties and the various successes and problems associated with those penalties, including prison life, prisoners' rights, community corrections, and the death penalty. For anyone interested in correctional careers. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Stress in Law Enforcement — 3596
CRI 1550 – 1 credit
Timothy M. Jackson

Students will learn about the stressors encountered in law enforcement which can have a significant impact on both the law enforcement professional and his or her family. The causes of stress, as well as both short-term and long-term reactions and effects of a stressful incident(s) will be examined. Students will also be exposed to methods of coping with the pressures of the law enforcement profession. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Oct 4 – Nov 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Interview and Interrogation — 3570
CRI 1690 – 1 credit
Matthew J. Bentley

Students will learn current interview and interrogation techniques that can be applied in various accusatory and non-accusatory settings. Proper application of these techniques in accordance with the 5th Amendment (right against self-incrimination) as it applies to suspects and arrested persons and the 6th Amendment (right to counsel) is emphasized. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Oct 4 – Nov 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
CJ and Substance Abusers — 3510
CRI 1710 – 1 credit
Jesse P. Zeiders

Students will learn how to identify and communicate with persons having an alcohol or drug problem who are being processed in the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Oct 21 – Oct 22 Sat, Sun 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gangs and Criminal Justice — 3590
CRI 1730 – 1 credit
Randy S. Zimpfer

Students will learn the development and history of gangs in the United States which includes studying different criminal enterprises in which gangs are involved and solutions to the gang problems. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Campus & Term: J occasionally; O occasionally Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 107
Oct 3 – Nov 13 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3512
CRI 2370 – 3 credits
Timothy M. Jackson

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; Prerequisite (or Corequisite): ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Police Administration — 3509
CRI 2520 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Concentrates on contemporary principles of administration and their applications to the internal organization and management of law enforcement agencies. Students apply traditional management models/theories to various managerial concerns including planning, staffing, human resources, and leadership styles, as well as other proactive actions dealing with collective bargaining, future trends, and internal/external problem-solving. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Police Administration — 3566
CRI 2520 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Concentrates on contemporary principles of administration and their applications to the internal organization and management of law enforcement agencies. Students apply traditional management models/theories to various managerial concerns including planning, staffing, human resources, and leadership styles, as well as other proactive actions dealing with collective bargaining, future trends, and internal/external problem-solving. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Police Administration — 3593
CRI 2520 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Concentrates on contemporary principles of administration and their applications to the internal organization and management of law enforcement agencies. Students apply traditional management models/theories to various managerial concerns including planning, staffing, human resources, and leadership styles, as well as other proactive actions dealing with collective bargaining, future trends, and internal/external problem-solving. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Criminal Law — 3356
CRI 2530 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Course includes an analysis of the origin and general principles of criminal law. Incorporates substantive criminal law with emphasis on the elements of each crime and the proof required to prosecute or defend the crime charged. Students are required to apply various judicial decisions to appropriate class discussions. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminal Law — 3478
CRI 2530 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Course includes an analysis of the origin and general principles of criminal law. Incorporates substantive criminal law with emphasis on the elements of each crime and the proof required to prosecute or defend the crime charged. Students are required to apply various judicial decisions to appropriate class discussions. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminal Law — 3511
CRI 2530 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Course includes an analysis of the origin and general principles of criminal law. Incorporates substantive criminal law with emphasis on the elements of each crime and the proof required to prosecute or defend the crime charged. Students are required to apply various judicial decisions to appropriate class discussions. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminalistics — 3569
CRI 2540 – 3 credits

Provides students with an overview of the role of forensic science in investigation. Students will learn the role and procedures for utilizing the crime lab to its fullest potential. Areas will include Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), DNA, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), gas chromatography, and other developing technologies. Prerequisites: CRI 1510, CRI 2370, ENG 1530, and sophomore standing. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Wed 5:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Ethics in Criminal Justice — 3530
CRI 2550 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

Students will explore many of the ethical problems confronting legal system personnel, including police, lawyers, judges, and corrections personnel. Course materials will focus on ethical systems, the concepts of law and justice, and various real life ethical dilemmas. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Criminal Justice Internship — 3357
CRI 2560 – 3 credits
Marilyn C. Gerace

Offers a classroom seminar and an assignment with a specific criminal justice agency or office matching an individual student's academic study and/or career goal. Students must relate theoretical concepts to the pragmatic operations of their placement agency and present those experiences in a seminar format. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530, sophomore with GPA of 2.5 or better, and permission of instructor required. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 231
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Criminal Justice Internship — 3591
CRI 2560 – 3 credits
Marilyn C. Gerace

Offers a classroom seminar and an assignment with a specific criminal justice agency or office matching an individual student's academic study and/or career goal. Students must relate theoretical concepts to the pragmatic operations of their placement agency and present those experiences in a seminar format. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530, sophomore with GPA of 2.5 or better, and permission of instructor required. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 203
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Organized Crime in the US — 3533
CRI 2570 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

Studies the evolution of organized crime in America from the 19th century to the present. Students will demonstrate knowledge of different types of organized crime, how they affect our economy, and will become familiar with the government's response to criminal organizations. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Organized Crime in the US — 3856
CRI 2570 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

Studies the evolution of organized crime in America from the 19th century to the present. Students will demonstrate knowledge of different types of organized crime, how they affect our economy, and will become familiar with the government's response to criminal organizations. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 126
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Organized Crime in the US — 3857
CRI 2570 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

Studies the evolution of organized crime in America from the 19th century to the present. Students will demonstrate knowledge of different types of organized crime, how they affect our economy, and will become familiar with the government's response to criminal organizations. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
White Collar Crime — 3358
CRI 2610 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

Using historical and current incidents, this course will discuss White Collar Crime in various areas that are pertinent to the student. Areas such as unsafe products, environmental crime, securities fraud, fiduciary fraud, governmental crime, medical crime, and computer crime will be studied to show the student how these activities originated and how they are currently being used to fleece consumers and taxpayers. The core of the class will be on current criminal activity such as Enron, Adelphia Cable, and MCI WorldCom. The course will address whichever scandal is currently being debated at the time of the class offering. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 306
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Juvenile Justice System — 3536
CRI 2650 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

Students will study various causes and categories of juvenile crime and delinquency and explores the unique structure and processes of the separate legal system for juveniles. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Juvenile Justice System — 3592
CRI 2650 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

Students will study various causes and categories of juvenile crime and delinquency and explores the unique structure and processes of the separate legal system for juveniles. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm