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ADMJUS 101 - INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
3 units | UC:CSU 54 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.

ADMJUS 110 - PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
3 units | UC:CSU 54 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.


ADMJUS 120 - INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS | 3 units

Provides a history and critical analysis of punishment including alternatives to punishment and the impact of punishment on the criminal justice system and corrections. Explores the types of correctional institutions and the clients housed in each and examines contemporary correctional issues.


ADMJUS 125 - CRIMINAL LAW
3 units | UC:CSU 54 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.

Norman Rockwell “Runaway” Painting in Black and White


ADMJUS 126 - SUBSTANTIVE CRIMINAL LAW
3 units | CSU 54 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.
ADMJUS 130 - REPORT WRITING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT
3 units | CSU 54 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.

ADMJUS 135 - CRIMINAL EVIDENCE
3 units | CSU 54 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.


ADMJUS 150 - POLICE FIELD OPERATIONS
3 units | CSU 54 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.


ADMJUS 155 - CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION
3 units | CSU 54 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.


ADMJUS 160 - TRAFFIC: ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION
3 units | CSU 54 hours lecture

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


ADMJUS 175 - ORGANIZED CRIME AND VICE
3 units | CSU 54 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.

ADMJUS 180 - DANGEROUS DRUGS AND NARCOTICS
3 units | CSU 54 hours lecture

Presents law enforcements 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.


ADMJUS 185 - POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS
3 units | UC:CSU 54 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.


ADMJUS 190 - TERRORISM AND COUNTER TERRORISM FOR PUBLIC SAFETY |
3 units

An introductory study of the basic principles of international politics and history as it relates to terrorism. Covers the nature of terrorism, how it happens, and how it has changed. This course examines the ideologies and philosophies of identified terrorist group, studies the tactics employed, and discusses effective responses by the criminal justice system. Designed for the criminal justice major but beneficial to other disciplines.

Norman Rockwell “Runaway” Painting in Color

LE TECH 101 - INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
| 3 units
Provides an overview of how technology and cyber issues impact the public safety/law enforcement field.

LE TECH 110 - ETHICS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY | 3 units
Presents the ethical and legal considerations of using technology in law enforcement.

LE TECH 120 - CRIME AND THE INTERNET | 3 units
Examines the use of the internet to perpetrate and investigate crime.

LE TECH 130 - DIGITAL EVIDENCE ACQUISITION | 3 units
Examines acquiring evidence from digital devices in a forensically-sound way, including preserving the data for later examination, as well as ensuring it as admissible evidence during trial.    

LE TECH 140 NETWORK INTRUSION INVESTIGATIONS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT | 3 units
Introduces techniques used to secure a network and deter an intrusion while using technology to support law enforcement investigations. Examines network hacking in determining criminal responsibility. Aligns with the Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) examination in establishing subject matter expertise.

LE TECH 150 - GEOLOCATING | 3 units
Introduces the processes used to identify specific locations from everyday devices to support law enforcement investigations such as locating missing persons or apprehending criminal fugitives. Provides a detailed overview of geolocation technologies, such as ranging techniques, localization technologies, fingerprinting, wireless sensor networks, algorithms, and filtering.

LE TECH 160 - COMPUTER FORENSICS | 3 units
Introduces how to conduct forensic examination of evidence found on a computer hard drive, smart phone, tablet, thumb drive or other digital device, while maintaining its integrity for use in investigation and trial. Addresses legal, policy and procedure issues, and expert witness testimony.

LE TECH 170 - PRIVACY, NATIONAL SECURITY, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY | 3 units
Introduces the concept of privacy as in individual right through both philosophical and legal analysis. Discusses the historical context of privacy and how advances in technology affect the future of privacy rights in relation to national security and law enforcement investigations.

LE TECH 180 - DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN LAW ENFORCEMENT | 3 units
Introduces digital photography equipment and techniques used by law enforcement agencies.

LE TECH 190 - ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE AND TRACKING | 3 units
Provides an overview of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) devices and systems that are available for electronic surveillance in law enforcement including body wires, audio surveillance, video surveillance, concealment systems for electronic surveillance devices, GPS tracking, cell phone tracking and other emerging forms of electronic surveillance.

LE TECH 195 - SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (sUAS) IN PUBLIC SAFETY | 3 units
Examines the emerging trends of sUAS, otherwise known as "drones", in modern public safety. Aligns with the FAA remote pilot exam for commercial drone operators.