Criminal Justice - Spring 2018

Physical Fitness for CJ — 3362
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

Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3364
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

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro Law Enforcement — 3369
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
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Report Writing in CJ — 3374
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
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3302
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 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

Hultquist Library 267
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3387
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
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Corrections — 3384
CRI 1520 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

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 163
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Homeland Security — 3377
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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jan 17 – May 17 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Search and Seizure — 3850
CRI 1610 – 1 credit
Marilyn C. Gerace

Students will study the laws and constitutional issues governing searches and seizures by law enforcement officers. Students will gain experience in the practical application in securing, executing, and court presentation of search warrants and evidence seized pursuant to a warrant. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Mar 24 – Mar 25 Sat, Sun 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gangs and Criminal Justice — 3851
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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Apr 14 – Apr 15 Sat, Sun 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Criminal Procedural Law — 3390
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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminal Investigation — 3394
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
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Ethics in Criminal Justice — 3397
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

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Introduction to Terrorism — 3406
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

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm