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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

CJ 1113 Introduction to Criminal Justice

A survey of the criminal justice system; police, courts, and corrections; and the components of the system and roles of participants. An examination of the history of criminal justice to include recent issues and developments.

CJ 1213 Introduction to Corrections

A survey of corrections including a review of the history and development of the system; roles and functions of participants; and prevention, treatment, and supervision programs for offenders.

CJ 1223 Probation and Parole

An analysis of the development, organization, operation, and result of systems of probation and parole as substitutes for incarceration, method of selection, and prediction scales.

CJ 1361 Police Pistol I

Introduction to the basic fundamentals of police pistol marksmanship. Emphasis on safe firing range procedures and the safe handling and use of pistols and ammunition.

CJ 1562 Survival Shooting Techniques

This course is designed for, and limited to, the entry-level and experienced law enforcement officers, college criminal justice students, licensed (armed) private security officers, and correctional officers. The course will deal with the six essential components for survival: appropriate cover, threat level assessment, target identification, decision making, dealing with multiple opponents, and teamwork. Prerequisite: CJ 1361.

CJ 1581 Defensive Techniques

Fundamentals of self-defense; custody and control in a police, security, or correctional setting; student practice and demonstration; legal and ethical uses of non-lethal force; physical training.

CJ 2013 Criminal Law I

The study of criminal law and its implementation in enforcement, common law, statutory crimes and punishments, classification of crime and attempted crimes, and defenses to criminal accusations.

CJ 2023 Criminal Law II

A study of Oklahoma substantive criminal law and procedure with an emphasis on its application in law enforcement operations.

CJ 2113 Criminal Evidence I

The study of the rules of evidence. An analysis of the statutory laws and appellate court decisions affecting the admissibility of evidence. Special emphasis given to the hearsay rule and its exceptions, best evidence rule, evidentiary privileges, and opinion evidence.

CJ 2123 Criminalistics

The role of physical evidence in criminal investigations and trials. The search, recognition, collection, transportation, analysis, and presentation of physical evidence. Prerequisite: CJ 2113.

CJ 2140 Law Enforcement Internship

On-the-job learning experience in a law enforcement or security organization. Must have completed a minimum of 12 college credit hours in criminal justice. Internship limited to one semester. Self-instruction sheet will outline procedures. (14 credit hours.) Prerequisite: Permission of the program coordinator.

CJ 2150 Criminal Justice Seminar

The study of law enforcement procedures, problems, and topics. May be repeated for a total of 12 credit hours. (1-4 credit hours.)

CJ 2343 Community Relations

An examination of the relationship between law enforcement and the community, including programs in community policing, human relations, and crime prevention. The course will examine ethics, conflict resolution, cultural diversity, and professionalism.

CJ 2523 Interrogation Seminar

Basic fundamentals and proper techniques of interviewing and interrogating witnesses and suspects in law enforcement situations.

CJ 2533 Patrol Techniques Seminar

The role, responsibilities, and duties of a local police patrol officer; an examination of the police patrol function; and crime prevention and suppression methods.

CJ 2543 Investigative Techniques Seminar

Fundamentals of criminal investigation. Methods of gathering facts and information in criminal cases, police-prosecutor relationships, and courtroom presentation of evidence.

CJ 2553 Traffic Administration and Investigation

A study of traffic enforcement, education, and engineering; traffic accident investigation, analysis, and reconstruction; and traffic enforcement methods and techniques.

CJ 2712 CLEET Firearms

The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training basic police firearms training course. Restricted to Collegiate Officer Program students.

CJ 2721 CLEET Custody and Control

The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training basic police custody and control training course. Restricted to Collegiate Officer Program students.

CJ 2731 CLEET Law Enforcement Vehicle Operation

The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for basic police law enforcement vehicle operation training course. Restricted to Collegiate Officer Program students.

CJ 2742 CLEET COP Review

A review of the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training basic police academy learning objectives. Restricted to Collegiate Officer Program students.

CJ 3013 Criminal Procedures

This course focuses on Supreme Court and Federal Appellate Court decisions related to criminal procedures most commonly confronting law enforcement officers in the administration of criminal law; with special emphasis on freedom of speech, arrest, search and seizure, right to counsel, out of court identification, and wire communication interceptions.

CJ 3024 Communications for Justice Professionals

Development of advanced communication skills, both written and oral, with emphasis on writing formats used by justice professionals. Formats will include investigative reports, affidavits for search & arrest warrants, and the development of strategic plans. Prerequisites: ENGL 1213 and (ENGL 2333 or SPCH 1113).