Apr 01, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Operations Emphasis, A.A.S


In addition to the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed in the Criminal Justice Degree, an emphasis in Law Enforcement Operations will broaden a student’s understanding of this particular component in the Criminal Justice System. Aside from theoretical aspects of policing, students are immersed in practical based curriculum. Specialty courses for this emphasis include a force simulation lab, police patrol operations, and defensive tactics trainingStudents enrolled in the Law Enforcement Operations emphasis are required to attend at least one summer term.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Write criminal justice correspondence/documents
  • Apply appropriate tactical communications to deescalate various situations
  • Apply correct legal standards
  • Analyze public policy implications of criminological theory
  • Manage criminal investigations
  • Develop a career plan
  • Deploy effective defensive tactics
  • Resolve various law enforcement situations
  • Interact appropriately with employees, clients, and other community members during an internship with a selected service learning agency

Graduation Credits Required: 66