Course Descriptions

ADMJUS 101 INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Units: 3.00 | UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture | C-ID AJ 110

Recommended Preparation: ENGL-101 or ENGL-101H
Examines due process in criminal proceedings from
pre-arrest through trial and the appeal process using
statutory law and state and federal constitutional law
precedents. Includes an in-depth study of each primary
segment of the administration of justice system. UC
credit limitation: ADMJUS-101 and 110 combined,
maximum credit one course.

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ADMJUS 110 PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
Units: 3.00 | UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture | C-ID AJ 122

Examines due process in criminal proceedings from pre-arrest through trial and the appeal process using statutory law and state and federal constitutional law precedents. Includes an in-depth study of each primary segment of the administration of justice system. UC
credit limitation: ADMJUS-101 and 110 combined, maximum credit one course.

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ADMJUS 125 CRIMINAL LAW
Units: 3.00 | UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture | C-ID AJ 120

Recommended Preparation: ENGL-101 or ENGL-101H
Presents the historical development, philosophy of law and U.S. Constitutional provisions, including definitions, classification of crimes, concepts of legal research, case law and concepts of law as a social force. Discusses various elements of crimes and relates common law tocurrent California law.

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ADMJUS 126 SUBSTANTIVE CRIMINAL LAW
Units: 3.00 | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Presents the substantive laws most often encountered by municipal, county, or state police officers; emphasizing in depth examination of the most common misdemeanor and felony violations of the California law.

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ADMJUS 130 REPORT WRITING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT
Units: 3.00 | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Prepares students to complete police reports consistent with their departments policies, incorporating proper grammar, sentence and paragraph construction, and necessary elements of the incident(s) reported therein.

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ADMJUS 135 CRIMINAL EVIDENCE
Units: 3.00 | CSU 54.00 hours lecture | C-ID AJ 124

Introduces the fundamentals of evidence in a law enforcement context including relevant constitutional issues, Supreme Court decisions, and the California and Federal Rules of Evidence.
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ADMJUS 150 POLICE FIELD OPERATIONS
Units: 3.00 | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Explores the theories, philosophies, and concepts related to the role of the line law enforcement officer, including patrol, traffic, and public service responsibilities and their relationship to the administration of justice.


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ADMJUS 155 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION
Units: 3.00 | CSU 54.00 hours lecture | C-ID AJ 140

Introduces the basic principles of investigation utilized in the justice system, including how to deal with the public, knowledge of crime scenes, interviews, evidence, surveillance, follow-up, technical resources, and the role of the investigator in case preparation for trial.

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ADMJUS 160 TRAFFIC: ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION
Units: 3.00 | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Examines traffic collision investigation, including basic reporting requirements, classification and determinationof the cause of collisions, and traffic control and enforcement.

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ADMJUS 175 ORGANIZED CRIME AND VICE
Units: 3.00 | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Introduces the history of gangs and organized criminal enterprises including the social, political and legal influences of organized crime and its impact on crime in the United States.

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ADMJUS 180 DANGEROUS DRUGS AND NARCOTICS
Units: 3.00 | CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Presents law enforcement’s role in the prevention of narcotics and dangerous drug sales and use, including the study of laws pertaining to controlled substances, detailed identification of drugs, symptoms of use, sales and packaging and investigative techniques.

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ADMJUS 185 POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Units: 3.00 | UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture

Presents a study of the roles of the law enforcement agencies and their interaction with the community. Emphasizes professionalism and the development of positive relationships between law enforcement and the public.