Administration of Justice: Law Enforcement (ADJU)

ADJU 1  The Administration of Justice System

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: AJ 110)
Lecture: 54   

History and philosophy of the justice system, subsystems, roles, relationships and theories of crime causation and correction.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730195ADJU:1TWR7:00pm - 9:50pmR. Ellis28B-104

ADJU 2  Principles and Procedures of the Justice System

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: AJ 122)
Lecture: 54   

Due process in criminal proceedings from pre-arrest through trial and appeal using statutory law and legal precedent.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730196ADJU:2TWR10:30am - 1:20pmW. Sweet28B-104

ADJU 3  Concepts of Criminal Law

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 45   Lab: 27

Classification of crime, elements of crimes, common and statutory law, and evidence as observed through the study of case law decisions by state and federal courts.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730197ADJU:3MTW7:00pm - 9:50pmM. Yagoda28B-103

ADJU 4  Legal Aspects of Evidence

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: AJ 124)
Lecture: 54   

Criminal evidence, including admissibility, witness competency, privileged communication, hearsay, and collection and preservation of evidence.

ADJU 5  Community Relations

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: AJ 160)
Lecture: 54   

Examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the justice system in addressing crime and conflict with an emphasis on the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse multicultural population.

ADJU 6  Concepts of Enforcement Services

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Responsibilities, techniques and methods of police patrol with emphasis on the knowledge required in handling common police occurrences.

ADJU 9  Introduction to Homeland Security

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Public management policies and issues relevant to the security of the United States. Roles and responsibilities of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. Emphasis on the role of first responders to threats and events through theories, concepts, and case studies.

ADJU 10  Introduction to Correctional Sciences

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Formerly CORS 10 The philosophy behind past and present practices used in the criminal justice and correctional processes. Includes the analysis of punishment and alternatives including their impact in corrections within the criminal justice system. The examination of the types of clients within correctional institutions and various contemporary correctional issues.

ADJU 13  Concepts of Traffic Services

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Traffic management, collision reconstruction, collision factors including law violations and human factors, collision evidence, traffic enforcement techniques and traffic management specialization. Emphasis is placed on service to the motoring public.

ADJU 20  Principles of Investigation

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 45   Lab: 27

Investigation, 4th Amendment issues including crime scene search and recording, collection and preservation of physical evidence, modus operandi, suspect profiling scientific aids, sources of information, use of informants, interviews and interrogation, follow up, and case preparation.

ADJU 38  Narcotics Investigation

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Investigation and arrest techniques for drug enforcement. Drug effects, use of informants, constitutional issues, and handling of evidence.

ADJU 50  Introduction to Forensics for Criminal Justice

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 45   Lab: 27

Collecting, preserving, and analyzing physical evidence. Focuses on the reliability of physical evidence for the purpose of establishing facts and proof.

ADJU 59  Gangs and Corrections

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Contemporary street and prison gang issues, including historical and current perspectives, gang dynamics, identification of characteristics, and cultural differences of gang philosophy. Includes law enforcement and correction's role in intervention and suppression.

ADJU 68  Administration of Justice Report Writing

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 45   Lab: 27
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Techniques for proper documentation of crime reports and related law enforcement records. Use of simulations and role-playing.

ADJU 74  Vice Control

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Code and case law dealing with vice detection and suppression, apprehension and prosecution of violators, gambling, prostitution, and sex crimes.

ADJU 90  Work Experience in Administration of Justice

1-4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 75-300
Prerequisite: Prior approval by ADJU department faculty and compliance with Work Experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog

Provides actual on-the-job experience at an approved work site which is related to classroom instruction in Administration of Justice. A minimum of 75 paid clock hours or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester is required for each one unit of credit. If this is a volunteer program on or off campus, a minimum number hours per month will be required as part of the 60 hour total. Students who repeat this course will have an opportunity to create a performance contract with a supervisor and the end of the course which will detail specific learning objectives to achieve during the next phase.

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