Overview

Criminal Justice I Introduces specialized classroom and practical experiences related to public safety occupations such as law enforcement, loss prevention services, and homeland security. This course provides an introduction to the purposes, functions, and history of the three primary parts of the criminal justice system as well as an introduction to the investigative process. Oral and written communication skills will be reinforced through activities that model public relations and crime prevention efforts as well as the preparation of police reports.

 

Industry Certifications

  • Certified Indiana Jail Officer (ILEA)
    Testing required. Fees may apply. Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways certification. Offered in alternating years.

Dual College Credits

Courses are offered in alternating years. Not all courses are offered each year. All courses are offered over two years.

  • LAWE 100 Survey Criminal Justice
    Vincennes  |  3 credits
    Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways dual credits.
  • LAWE 101 Basic Police Operations
    Vincennes  |  3 credits
    Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways dual credits.
  • LAWE 145 Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice
    Vincennes  |  3 credits
    Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways dual credits.
  • LAWE 150 Criminal Minds & Deviant Behavior
    Vincennes  |  3 credits
    Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways dual credits.
  • LAWE 215 Police Administration & Organization
    Vincennes  |  3 credits
    Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways dual credits.

Syllabus

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Curriculum

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