Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Credit Course Schedules

Criminal Justice - Spring 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Physical Fitness for CJ — 3626
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 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3670
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Breath Test Operator — 3785
CRI 1390 – 2 credits
Kirk E. Lyon

This course provides a base of knowledge from which to prepare students for the use of breath analysis equipment currently utilized within New York State law enforcement agencies. Instruction will include such topics as: pharmacology of alcohol, alcohol properties, legal issues, current case law, Henry's Law, Infrared Theory, Datamaster nomenclature and operation, court preparation, and lab exercises. 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
Jan 20 – Jan 22 Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3628
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports.J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Law Enforcement Academy II — 3784
CRI 2260 – 9 credits
Kirk E. Lyon

New York State mandates training in the criminal justice system and provides an in-depth academic and practical law enforcement experience. Students are required to learn, understand, and apply the requisite functions of a recruit police officer as stated by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services and the Municipal Police Training Council. Eligibility: student must be current Chautauqua County Sheriff's Academy recruit. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Jan 19 – May 28 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Standardized Fld Sobriety Test — 3786
CRI 2420 – 3 credits
Kirk E. Lyon

Students will develop knowledge about how drugs impair human functions. Students will gain practical skills in administering standardized field sobriety testing as well as investigative skills in relation to intoxicated drivers. Eligibility: student must be current Chautauqua County Sheriff's Academy recruit or New York state certified police/peace officer. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Jan 11 – Jan 15 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Law Enforcement Practicum — 3799
CRI 2470 – 4 credits
Kirk E. Lyon

This experiential format places the student in the field for on-the-job training. Students will apply their academic learning in real settings and are assigned to certified field instructors who will evaluate the individual on a daily basis. Evaluations are based primarily on knowledge of the law, interpersonal skills and initiative, familiarity with forms, and the overall quality of demeanor expected of law enforcement officers. Corequisites: CRI 2250, CRI 2380, CRI 2460, and compliance with New York state regulations. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Mar 19 – May 28 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 am – 4:00 pm