Criminal Justice (504)

Information provided includes course descriptions by subject only.
For complete 2021-2022 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.

504-145 Spanish for Emergency Personnel

This course is designed to enable students with minimal or no Spanish language skills to communicate effectively with Spanish speaking individuals. Designed for Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS students and professionals, the course presents basic conversational Spanish to apply in the field. This course includes interpretation in basic field interview, traffic investigations, medical emergencies, identification of subjects, and preliminary investigations.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-301 Policing In America

Tthis course contains modules: Professional Orientation, Policing in a Free Society. Ethics, Policing in a Free Society, Community Resources, Cultural Competence and Agency Policy.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-302 The Legal Context

This course contains modules:Crimes and Juvenile Law.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-303 Tactical Skills

This course contains modules: DAAT, Firearms, Tactical Response and Hazardous Materials.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-304 Relational Skills

This course contains modules: Report Writing, Professional Communication Skills, Crisis Management, Testifying in Court, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving and Policing Strategies.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-305 Patrol Procedures

This course contains modules: Traffic Law Enforcement, Scene Management, EVOC, Vehicle Contacts, OMVWI/SFST, First Aid and CPR/AED.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-4

504-306 Investigations

This course contains modules: Interview and Interrogation, Physical Evidence Collection, Victims, Domestics, Sexual Assault and Child Maltreatment.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-307 Scenario Evaluation

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics of the Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Ethics II: Moral Reasoning and Professional Responsibility, Cultural Competence II: Fair and Impartial Policing, Victims, Sexual Assault, Child Maltreatment, Interrogations, Testifying in Court, and Crimes III.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1

504-309 Applications of Traffic Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase III topics from the WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Traffic Law Enforcement - Core and Radar, Traffic Crash Investigations & Incident Management, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated (OMVWI), Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST), and Report Writing. A Phase II Written Examination will also be administered in this course.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-310 Health and Fitness

Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab students will apply Phases I-III Health Fitness WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework program requirements.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-311 Overview of Criminal Justice

Through classroom lecture and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase I curriculum framework topics: Academy Orientation, Fundamentals of Criminal Justice, Ethics, Cultural Competency, Agency Policy, and Professional Communication.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-312 Overview of Investigations

Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Constitutional Law I, Crimes I, Juvenile Law I, Interviews, Report Writing, and Physical Evidence.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-313 Overview of patrol Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Critical Thinking and Decision-Making, Basic Response (RESPOND), Radio Procedures, Introduction to TraCS, Traffic Law Enforcement, and First Aid/CPR/AED. This course will also include the WI DOJ 720 Academy Integration Exercises.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-314 Overview of Tactics

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Fundamentals of Firearms, Vehicle Contacts I, Officer Wellness, and DAAT. The DOJ Phase I Written Examination will be administered in this course.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1

504-315 Principle of Emergency Vehicle Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase II topics: Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control (EVOC) and Vehicle Contacts II.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-316 Principles of Investigation

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics of the WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Constitutional Law II, Crimes II, Domestics, and Report Writing.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-317 Principles of Patrol Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase II topics: Professional Communication Skills II, Incident Command Systems and NIMS, Hazardous Materials and WMD, Tactical Response, Crisis Management, and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-318 Principles of Tactics

Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics from the Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum frameworks: DAAT and Firearms II. The Phase II Written Examination will be administered during this course.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-400 Federal Agent Recruit Training

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-12

504-401 Marine Police Officer Training

This course is designed to enhance the law enforcement skills of marine police officers.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-4

504-402 Police Academy Reevaluation

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-4

504-404 Workplace Safety

This class is designed to teach strategies for keeping safe in workplace under varying threatening situations. Topics covered include : Access control; suspicious mail and packages; handling bomb threats; practicing situational awareness and responding to hostile situations; verbal de-escalation techniques; and, active shooter scenarios.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: .8

504-408 Concealed Carry Training

This course is designed to assist civilians’ understanding on the requirements and laws pertinent to the Wisconsin Concealed Carry Law.

Aid Code: 42 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-1.2

504-409 Safety and Self Defense

Aid Code: 42 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1.2

504-410 Emergency Telecommunicator Cou

The ETC program produced by the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch (NAED). designed to train new employees unfamiliar with emergency communication operations.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-4

504-411 Emergency Vehicle Operations

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.2-1.2

504-412 Stress Awareness

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-1.6

504-414 Public Safety Comm-Dispatcher

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-4

504-415 Secure Detention InService

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-4

504-420 R.I.S.C. Supervisory

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.3

504-421 Police Reserve Training

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1.15

504-423 Prof Police Development

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-9.6

504-430 First Line Supv/Management Tng

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-8

504-434 Advanced Training-Patrol

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-2.4

504-437 Advanced Training-ADM

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.6

504-443 Basic Radar

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.2-4

504-444 Advanced Radar

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.6

504-446 Jail Training

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-20

504-448 Crime Scene Reconstruction

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.6

504-449 Crime Analysis

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.2-2.4

504-454 Team Supv For Law Enforcement

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.4

504-456 Jailer's In-Service

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-2.4

504-458 RISC In-Service

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.2

504-459 Legal Update In-Service

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-0.8

504-461 Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.4

504-462 Supv of Police Personnel

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1

504-464 Social Aspect-Police Behavior

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.8

504-467 Field Training Officer

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-4

504-469 Supervisors FTO Training

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.1-3.2

504-472 CAP-Stun Training

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.2

504-473 Crime and Social Media

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.8

504-474 The Professional Protector

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Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.8

504-475 West Coast Hispanic&White Supremacists

Detailed study of the affects specific to Wisconsin by the Sureno and Norteno Mexican gangs along with White Supremacists gangs. The course examines recruitment tactics, propaganda and how these organizations have indgused their gang culture into the drug and himan trafficking trade.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.8

504-476 Community Ourtreach and Engagement

Course covers a variety of topics that examine the history of relationship issues between law enforcement and communities of color. It examines sucedess strategies and programs to build trust within challenged neighborhoods and how to get back to community policing. It will also demonstrate how active community engagement can assist in major case investigations.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.8

504-477 Human Trafficking Basics for Law Enforcement

Course covers how law enforcement can understand how human trafficking cases are investigated, presented in court and prosecuted. Emphasis is in place on trafficking methods, identifying victims and traffickers, and how cases are developed in the state and federal system.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.8

504-478 Homicide in America

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: .8

504-479 Scenario Instructor

The course is taught by a Scenario Master Instructor Trainer, who prepares instructor candidates for certification as a Law Enforcement Standards Board certified Scenario Instructor, which includes scenario training, testing and force-on-force safety and training techniques.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1.6

504-500 Overview of Patrol Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Critical Thinking and Decision-Making, Basic Response (RESPOND), Radio Procedures, Introduction to TraCS, Traffic Law Enforcement, and First Aid/CPR/AED. This course will also include the WI DOJ 720 Academy Integration Exercises.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-2

504-501 Physical Fitness

Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab students will apply Phases I-III Health Fitness WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework program requirements and Officer Wellness Suicide Prevention.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-502 Application of Investigations

Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase III topics of the Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Ethics II: Moral Reasoning and Professional Responsibility, Cultural Competence II: Fair and Impartial Policing, Interrogations, Testifying in Court, Crimes III and Physical Evidence.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-503 Overview of Criminal Justice

Through classroom lecture and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase I curriculum framework topics: Academy Orientation, Fundamentals of Criminal Justice, Ethics, Cultural Competency, Agency Policy, and Professional Communication.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-504 Principles of Emergency Vehicle Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase II topics: Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control (EVOC) and Vehicle Contacts II.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-505 Sensitive Crimes

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase III topics: Domestics, Juvenile Law, Victims, Sexual Assault, and Child Maltreatment. The DOJ Phase III Written Examination will be administered in this course.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-506 Overview of Investigations

Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Constitutional Law I, Crimes I, Interviews, and Report Writing. The DOJ Phase I Written Examination will be administered in this course.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-2

504-507 Application of Traffic Response

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab and WI Department of Justice integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase III topics from the WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Traffic Law Enforcement - Core and Radar, Traffic Crash Investigations & Incident Management, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated (OMVWI), Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST), Hazardous Materials and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), Incident Command Systems and NIMS, and Report Writing.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-508 Principles of Investigation

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics of the WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Constitutional Law II, Physical Evidence Collections, and Crisis Management. The Phase II Written Exam will be given in this course.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-509 Principles of Tactics

Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab and integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics from the Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum frameworks including: Professional Communication Skills II, DAAT, Firearms II, Tactical Response, and a Tactical Emergency Casualty Care.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 1-5

504-510 Overview of Tactics

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Fundamentals of Firearms, Vehicle Contacts I, Officer Wellness, and DAAT.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-511 Scenario Assessment

Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Phase II topics of the Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework: Ethics II: Moral Reasoning and Professional Responsibility, Cultural Competence II: Fair and Impartial Policing, Victims, Sexual Assault, Child Maltreatment, Interrogations, Testifying in Court, and Crimes III.

Aid Code: 30 - undefined.
Credits: 0.5-1

504-600 Paranormal Investigation

This fun and informative course will cover the basic tools and equipment used during a paranormal investigation. The process of investigation from the initial phone call through the investigation to the resolution will be covered through case studies and examples. Expect an open discussion, instruction, and experience sharing. An optional field trip outside of class hours will be discussed. NOTE: A signed liability form will be required to participate in the optional field trip. The field trip will consist of a visit to a site in which the instructor has participated in a paranormal investigation previously.

Aid Code: 60 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-0.25

504-800 Criminal Justice Instructor Development Course

This 32-hour course prepares criminal justice instructor candidates to create a learning environment that supports learners. Competencies include planning and managing learning, training and evaluation methods and delivering teaching scenarios.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 3.2

504-801 Defensive Tactics Instructor Training

This 96+ hour course, taught by a Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as a Defensive Tactics instructor. This is the new course that combines DAAT and POSC disciplines.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 9.6

504-802 Defensive Tactics Transition Training

This is the 8-hour transition course to Defensive Tactics for either POSC or DAAT certified instructors.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: .8

504-803 Emergency Vehicle Operators Course Instructor Training

40+ hour course, taught by a Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as a EVOC instructor.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 4

504-804 Handgun and Rifle Instructor Training

56+ hour course, taught by a Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as a Handgun and Rifle instructor.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 5.6

504-805 OWI SFST Instructor Training

16+ hour course, taught by a Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as an OWI/SFST instructor.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 1.6

504-806 Professional Communication Skills Instructor Training

24+ hour course, taught by a Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as a Professional Communications Skills instructor.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 2.4

504-807 Scenario Instructor Training

This 16 hour course, taught by a Scenario Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as an LESB Scenario Instructor, including scenario training, testing, and force-on-force safety and training techniques.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 1.6

504-808 Tactical Response Instructor Training

This 32+ hour course, taught by a Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as a Tactical Response instructor.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 3.2

504-809 Vehicle Contacts Instructor Training

16+ hour course, taught by a Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as a Vehicle Contacts instructor.

Aid Code: 47 - undefined.
Credits: 1.6

504-905 Report Writing

In this course, the learner will explain the context of report writing, take effective field notes, organize information in reports, write narratives, describe what information should be included in certain types of reports, prepare for court, describe how to be an effective witness, and testify as a witness in court.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (504-900 or 504-100) and (504-903 or 504-118) and (504-902 or 504-121) and (504-901 or 504-136) and (801-195 or 801-136)

504-907 Community Policing Strategies

In this course, the learner will identify community resources available in your area, describe the role of an advocacy group in the criminal justice community, explain the rewards and challenges that diversity brings to and causes in society, evaluate communication barriers in dealing with the public, respond to hate crimes, identify the types of situations and the characteristics of individuals that are likely to be encountered in crisis management situations, apply Wisconsin statutory requirements and general guidelines regarding emergency detentions and emergency protective placements of persons, identify key concepts and elements associated with law enforcement response to people in crisis, apply crisis intervention principles and techniques, articulate the decision-making process taken to manage persons in crisis, describe community-oriented policing, describe problem-oriented policing, describe other policing strategies, and apply principles of crime prevention.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-910 Introduction to Corrections

A multidisciplinary study of corrections from the early 1800’s to the present. The course provides an overview of significant studies relating to the role of corrections and the methods of community treatment. The course also includes a thorough analysis of current model and practices in the correctional field. This course focuses on the roles of corrections of offenders and society. It starts with a historical and philosophical view of the development of corrections (post-adjudication processing of criminal offenders) focusing on adult offenders. Later topics include administrative and operational components of corrections, criminals in confinement, post-adjudication procedures and problems, and community corrections.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-911 Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society

This course examines current issues related to the administration of justice in a culturally diverse society. Special focus of this couse will be on the changing ethnicity of communities and related changes in social and institutional public policy. Also discussed is cross cultural communication, implementing cultural awareness training, multicultural representation in law enforcement, and criminal justice interaction with various racial and ethnic groups.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-915 Issues in Criminal Justice

This course is designed to review the various functions and current issues related to various components of the criminal justice system.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-917 Course Title Internship 2

This elective course involves criminal justice students providing basic security service on campus to assist in providing a safe campus environment.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: Need Dean Approval

504-918 Career Explore Criminal Justic

This one credit elective course focuses on the exploration of personal professional goal setting and exploring the many career paths available in criminal justice system. Students will develop a personal career development plan to help guide them in attaining their personal and professional goals.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1

504-919 Fitness,Nutrition Criminal Jus

The course focuses on the importance of fitness and nutrition as it relates not only to the criminal justice profession but also to the individual's overall wellness. Also explored are the common physical agility testing requirements many departments use in the hiring process. Students will develop an overall wellness/fitness plan.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 0.05-1

504-920 Emergency Dispatch

This course covers the topics found in the Emergency Telecommunicator Course developed by National Academies of Emergency Dispatch (NAED). It is designed to train students in the following: Emergency telecommunication technologies, caller management, legal aspects of public safety, radio broadcast procedures, medical, police and fire call classification. The course also incorporates Basic and Mobile Certification Training (BMCT). This training provides telecommunications students the skills to interpret and explain TIME system reports. These reports are generated by the state Department of Transportation (DOT), Crime Information Bureau (CIB) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC). The training will explain and illustrate to students how to perform queries from these agencies, interpret the information and relay it back to the emergency responder. After completing this course the student will complete examinations in both NAED and BMCT for certification through both agencies.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-921 Drugs, Society, Criminal Justice

This course examines the social origins and consequences of the use and abuse of consciousness-altering substances (including alcohol). It considers how society defines and deals with drug use and assesses social harm, including such issues as addictions and health effects, drugs and crime, the legislation debate, and drug policy and enforcement.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: 504-922

504-922 Criminal Justice - Introduction

This introductory course is an in-depth exploration of each step of the criminal justice process from investigation through adjudication. Also explored is the history, primary functions and jurisdictions of law enforcement agencies. The levels and functions of the court systems in America are distinguished. The role of belief systems, social systems, moral problems, and diversity and ethical decision making are discussed.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-923 Criminal Procedure

This course explores the history and development of criminal procedural law with the Bill of Rights as the foundation. Students will analyze constitutional procedures for detention/arrest, search & seizure, and legally obtained statements by examing related court decisions.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: 504-922

504-924 Introductory Criminal Law

This course discusses the creation and application of criminal law. Includes the nature and origins of criminal law, elements of criminal liability, the doctrine of complicity, uncompleted crimes, defenses to criminal liability, and the elements of crimes against persons, habitation, property and public order.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-925 Interview and Interrogation

This course familiarizes the student with the various components of everyday professional communication as well as effective interviewing of victims, witnesses, and suspects.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-926 Introduction to Juvenile Justice

In this course, learners will describe ways in which the juvenile justice system fits into the criminal justice system (Law Enforcement, Court, Corrections) as a whole. Historical perspectives, theories of delinquency, application of best practices, and current trends will be discussed and applied throughout this course.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3

504-927 Introductory Report Writing

This course is designed to supply the student with a working knowledge of the purposes and the acceptable principles of criminal justice report writing. Attention is given to the improvement of spelling, sentence structure, punctuation, and vocabulary. Emphasis is placed on the report narrative as a powerful investigative tool and its position in the criminal justice system.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (801-136 or 801-195) and (504-922)

504-928 Criminal Investigation

This is the capstone course for the Criminal Justice Studies program, and must be taken in your final semester prior to graduation. Learners will apply cumulative knowledge from their academic careers to a variety of investigations, including society/victimless crimes, traffic crimes, property crimes, and person/violent crimes. A victim-centered approach will be emphasized throughout the course. Learners will be assessed on skills and concepts they have developed throughout the program and will need to be applied within their future employment in the Criminal Justice field.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (504-922 or 504-924 or 504-925)
Co-requisites: 504-923 and 504-927

504-929 Policing and Crime Prevention

This course will examine the role and effectiveness of the police in controlling crime in our communities. We will explore the theoretical relationship between communities and crime and we will examine the relative effectiveness of community policing, problem-oriented policing, and various street-level approaches to crime prevention and crime control.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: 504-922

504-938 Patrol Procedures

Students learn and incorporate knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for effective police field services. The course addresses effective communication on the street, methods of enforcement and statutes related to traffic law enforcement, responding to crimes in progress, and initial responsibilities of patrol officers.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Program.
Credits: 1-3

504-939 Juvenile Offenders and Family

In this course learners will understand and describe how juvenile offenders depend on their families and community resources in order to lead a crime free lifestyle. Historical perspectives, theories on delinquency, application of best practices, and current trends will be discussed and applied throughout this course.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Program.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: 504-922

504-940 Juvenile Residential Services

In this course, students will learn all aspects of voluntary and court ordered placements of juvenile offenders in residential, detention and correctional facilities. Staffing, operations and politics of both public and private agencies will be discussed, focusing on treatment versus punishment and detention issues.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Program.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: 504-922

504-941 Community Corrections

This course will provide an overview of the history and philosophy of probation and parole. Also included is the organization and operation of probation and parole agencies as particular segments of the criminal justice system. A review and evaluation of the state of our prisons and their relationship to probation and, particularly, parole is included. The various roles of probation and parole officers and a review of community corrections in managing offender treatment, rehabilitation and reintergration are covered in this course.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Program.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: 504-922 or 504-910

504-942 Juvenile Justice Internship

This course consists of field experience in one of several juvenile correctional environments that could involve group homes, juvenile diversion, secure detention or a combination thereof.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Program.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: (504-931) and (504-932)
Co-requisites: (504-933) or (504-912) or (504-119)

504-950 Forensic Criminology

Students will explore the applications of science in the field of crime scene management from the crime scene to the courtroom and beyond. Hands-on learning focuses on the examination and reconstruction of various crime scenes with the emphasis on the identification, collection, documentation and preservation of physical evidence. Students will engage in the unique features of analyzing and formulating how particular crimes were committed and eventually solved.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 1-3
Pre-requisites: 504-922

504-955 Criminal Justice Administration

Learners will explore criminal justice administration principles with detailed analysis of organizational leadership such as budgeting, personnel management, implementation of programs toward fulfillment of objectives, decision making, emotional intelligence, and generational differences. This course will help those entering the criminal justice field understand the nuances of working in a public sector agency ​and become more well-rounded in their career field.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: 504-922

504-956 Fundamentals of Dispatch

This course provides the learner with an introduction to the field of emergency communications. The topics and material covered in this course will assist the learner to begin to develop the knowledge and understanding of emergency dispatching, which is valuable for both those wanting to work in an emergency communications center or in the field of law enforcement.

Aid Code: 10 - undefined.
Credits: 3

504-999S Scenerio Testing

Credits: 0