Criminal Justice - Fall 2018

Physical Fitness for CJ — 3277
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3280
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
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Radar/LIDAR Operator — 4241
CRI 1370 – 2 credits
Kirk E. Lyon

This course provides the basic knowledge from which to prepare a student for the use of a police radar/lidar utilized by police agencies across New York state. Instruction in such topics as basic principles of radar and lidar, legal and operational considerations, calibration and set up procedures, mock courtroom testimony, speed estimates and supervised field practicum. Prerequisite: student must be a certified police officer of a recognized law enforcement agency, or by permission of academy director. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Nov 13 – Nov 16 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Domestic and Family Violence — 3857
CRI 1400 – 1 credit
Christa L. Heckathorn

Students will examine basic issues related to Domestic and Family violence, with an emphasis on training related to domestic incidents/violence. Students will learn about the goals of police response and proper identification of officer safety tactics when approaching the scene of a domestic incident. Eligibility: ENG 1510; Corerequisite: CRI 1320 or CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Oct 13 – Oct 14 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Report Writing in CJ — 3281
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3282
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3422
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 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3438
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 163
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Intelligence Studies — 3455
CRI 1600 – 3 credits
Jacob R. Quamme

Students will be introduced to the discipline of intelligence and gain understanding of how intelligence systems function, how they fit within the policymaking systems of free societies, and how they are managed and controlled. Students will learn terms and concepts unique to this field and become acquainted with entities within the intelligence community. Students will engage in a historical overview of national security and intelligence policies and strategies from WWII to present. Eligibility: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hostile Situation Management — 3855
CRI 1650 – 1 credit
Timothy M. Jackson

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. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Oct 27 – Oct 28 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
CJ and the Mentally Ill — 3858
CRI 1720 – 1 credit
Jesse P. Zeiders

Students will learn how to identify and communicate with mentally ill persons 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
Nov 10 – Nov 11 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3428
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Police Administration — 3446
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Criminal Law — 3452
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminalistics — 3484
CRI 2540 – 3 credits
Vincent J. Gerace

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 29 – Dec 20 Wed 4:05 pm – 6:50 pm
Ethics in Criminal Justice — 3454
CRI 2550 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Criminal Justice Internship — 3911
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 213
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
White Collar Crime — 3453
CRI 2610 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am