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Discipline: Administration of Justice
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Administration of Justice Report Writing ADJU 68
  • Students will be able to discriminate relevant elements of a report narrative.
  • Students will be able to prepare and write a basic search warrant
  • Students will provide the necessary documentation and structure for a crime report.
  • 60% of students score 70% or higher on a crime report, documenting a given crime scenario Schedule:
  • Students will exhibit strong and effective written and oral communication skills.
Community Relations ADJU 5
  • Students will demonstrate that they understand the beginnings of the Modern Police Force.
  • Students will be able to identify the Three Eras of Policing in America.
Concepts of Criminal Law ADJU 3
  • Analyze the impact of appellate and supreme court decisions on statutes
  • Demonstrate an awareness of how to identify criminal codes and discriminate between them based on their elements
  • Students will identify the elements of criminal codes.
  • Students will detail the interview and investigation process that is used to identify evidence of a crime
Concepts of Enforcement Services ADJU 6
  • Students will be able to describe the different tasks within general patrol functions.
  • Students will compare and contrast the role of the patrol officer as facilitator and enforcer.
  • Describe the various types of patrols
  • Demonstrate understanding different types and levels of enforcement
  • Demonstrate understanding laws related civil liberties, civil disobedience, and riots
Concepts of Traffic Services ADJU 13
  • Students will write an accurate DUI arrest report
  • Students will understand the relevant aspects of traffic collision reporting.
  • Students will be able to accurately complete a traffic citation
  • Demonstrate Field Sobriety Test proficiency
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately diagram a traffic collision
Gangs in the Community/Corrections ADJU 59
  • Students will describe prevention techniques used to address community and prison based gang activity.
  • Students will describe suppression techniques used to address community and prison based gang activity.
  • Demonstrate how to identify and document a criminal street or prison gang member in compliance with federal and state law
  • Explain the difference between a criminal street gang member, a prison gang member, and a member of a disruptive group
Introduction to Correctional Sciences ADJU 10
  • Students will compare the duties of probation officers and parole agents
  • Students will define the duties of the courts at the county, state, and federal levels and relate those duties to the tasks of corrections.
Introduction to Forensics for Criminal Justice ADJU 50
  • 70% of the students will describe the roll of a forensic expert in the legal system.
  • 70% of the students will describe in detail three main tasks required of the first officers arriving at a crime scene.
Introduction to Homeland Security ADJU 9
  • 70% of students will be able to examine a case study analysis and receive a score of 75% score in the evaluation and effectiveness of first responders in given situations.
  • Students will be able to identify the role of each level of government and law enforcement organizations responding to emergencies and disasters.
Legal Aspects of Evidence ADJU 4
  • 70 percent of students tested will be able to recognize the legal exceptions to Miranda advisements.
  • Students will demonstrate the basic steps to crime scene investigations.
  • Students will understand the relationship between case law and constitutional rights
  • 70 percent of students tested will be able to recognize the legal circumstances when a Miranda advisement is mandatory.
Narcotics Investigation ADJU 38
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the safe handling and processing of evidence
  • Students will describe the methods for incorporating search and seizure into a successful narcotics investigation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of controlled substances
  • Discuss the impact of drug related current events on various communities
  • Demonstrate understanding of objectives symptoms of drug use
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drug prevention and treatment programs
Principles and Procedures of the Justice System ADJU 2 (VOC)
  • Students will identify the purpose and need for Criminal Procedures.
  • Discuss legislative change to parole and probation in California
  • Discuss parole and probation adjudications
  • Identify statutory and constitutional law related to arraignments
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the Social Contract Theory and the role it plays in society.
  • Students will identify the purpose and need for Criminal Procedures.
Principles of Investigation ADJU 20
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to read body language during interrogations
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast different interview and interrogation techniques.
  • Students will be able to define profiling and recognize where and how it is appropriately applied.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the constitutional limitations to search and seizure
The Administration of Justice System ADJU 1 (VOC)
  • Analyze the political issues associated with managing priorities within the criminal justice system
  • Demonstrate understanding of how the police department conduct impacts their relationship with the community and the media
  • Analyze the impact of legislation on the criminal justice system
  • Students will identify the concept and importance of Jurisdiction in the Criminal Justice System.
  • Students will understand the three components of the Criminal Justice System.
Vice Control ADJU 74
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how quality of life is affected by vice crimes
  • Students will identify the elements of vice crimes.
  • Students will compare undercover enforcement with uniform enforcement of vice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal responsibilities of police officers in response to vice conditions
Work Experience in Administration of Justice ADJU 90
  • Student will fulfill an exit contract detailing skills gained and goals achieved.