The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide practical knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.
Emphasis is on the causes/theories/prevention/victims of crime (adult and juvenile), processes/evolution/investigative principles of law enforcement operations, structure/processes/procedures of criminal justice systems, the components/processes/alternatives of corrections, criminal/constitutional/civil law, ethics and community relations, and homeland security. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers and technology.
This curriculum will reinforce the importance of helping the public through teamwork, community partnerships, the use of technology, and critical thinking skills. Increased knowledge of the criminal justice system, state and federal laws, and processes/procedures employed may impact the future through implementation of innovative ideas.