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Administration of Justice

Courses

AJ 50 INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 UNITS

(Included in CORE curriculum of baccalaureate degree-granting institutions.) History and philosophy of administration of justice in America; recapitulation of the system; identifying the various subsystems, role expectations, and their interrelationships; theories of crime, punishment, and rehabilitation; ethics, education and training for professionalism in the system. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 54 INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING 3 UNITS

Investigative reports with emphasis upon accuracy and details necessary. Includes arrest reports, incident reports, and miscellaneous field reports. Techniques and methods used to cover information; how to analyze and present information in a clear and concise report. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 55 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONAL SCIENCE 3 UNITS

Aspects of modern correctional process as utilized in rehabilitation of adult and juvenile offenders. Emphasis on custody, rehabilitation and treatment programs as recognized by modern penology. Exploration of career opportunities. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 56 FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIME AND DELINQUENCY 2 UNITS

Survey of the sociological and psychological theories pertaining to the causation of crime and delinquency. Includes ethnic considerations and their relationships. 2 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 59 CHILD ABUSE IN THE COMMUNITY 2 UNITS

Dynamics of the battered child syndrome. Focus on the abusive caretaker, patterns of abuse, and means necessary for effective intervention and treatment including effective legal and social action to control child abuse in the community. 2 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 60 CRIMINAL LAW 3 UNITS

(Included in CORE curriculum of baccalaureate degree-granting institutions) Historical development, philosophy of law and constitutional provisions; definitions, classification of crime, and their application to the system of administration of justice; frequently used Penal Code and other code sections; case law, methodology, and concepts of law as a social force. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 61 EVIDENCE 3 UNITS

(Included in CORE curriculum of baccalaureate degree-granting institutions) Origin, development, philosophy and constitutional basis of evidence; constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure; kinds and degrees of evidence and rules governing admissibility; judicial decisions interpreting individual rights and case studies. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 62 THE JUSTICE SYSTEM 3 UNITS

(Included in CORE curriculum of baccalaureate degree-granting institutions) Roles and responsibilities of each segment within the Administration of Justice System: law enforcement, judicial, corrections. Past, present and future exposure to each sub-system; procedures from initial entry to final disposition and the relationship each segment maintains with its system members. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 63 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION 3 UNITS

Fundamentals of investigation; crime scene search and recording; collection and preservation of physical evidence; scientific aids; modus operandi; sources of information; interviews and interrogation; follow–up and case preparation of specific crimes. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 64 PATROL PROCEDURES 3 UNITS

Responsibilities, techniques of observation, community relations and methods of police patrol. Emphasis on legal and practical aspects. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 65 TRAFFIC RULES AND INVESTIGATION 3 UNITS

Traffic law enforcement, regulation and control; fundamentals of traffic accident investigation; California Vehicle Code. Prerequisite: Administration of Justice 61 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 66 JUVENILE PROCEDURES 2 UNITS

Organization, functions and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies; processing and detention of juveniles; juvenile case disposition; juvenile statutes and court procedures. 2 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 68 POLICE ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP 3 UNITS

This course will explore the ethical, legal and moral complexities of law enforcement in a democracy. From the initial application process and background investigation of a potential law enforcement recruit, to the working law enforcement officer, the course will examine society's need for ethical behavior and leadership by law enforcement agencies and the personal commitment to ethical behavior and ethical leadership by individual law enforcement officers, both on the job and in their private lives. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 69 SEX CRIME INVESTIGATION 3 UNITS

Sexual assault investigations; human behavior in relation to sexual attitudes and behavior; sexual assault laws and investigations; interview and interrogation techniques; court preparation and trial phase; sex crime prevention. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 70 COMMUNITY RELATIONS 3 UNITS

Roles of the Administration of Justice practitioners and their agencies. Interrelationships and role expectations among various agencies and the public. Emphasis on the professional image of the system of Justice Administration and development of positive relationships between members of the system and the public. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 71 NARCOTICS AND DRUG ENFORCEMENT 3 UNITS

Local, state, and federal narcotics problems and laws; application of investigative procedures and the work and method of special narcotics units; method of locating and apprehending violators; the use of informants and undercover persons. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 73 OFFICER SURVIVAL 1 UNIT

Techniques for defensive officer survival; assaults against police and related incidents; training in techniques of survival. 1 hour. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: P/N

AJ 74 GANGS AND DRUGS 3 UNITS

Definition of a gang and gang activity. Historical, cultural and ethnic/racial aspects. Interrelationships among local, national, and international gangs, including prison gangs. Gang activity in relation to drug trafficking. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 75 SECURITY FIREARMS QUALIFICATION 0.5 UNIT

Moral, legal aspects, civil and criminal liability of firearm use on the job. Emphasis on effective use of the firearm includes minimal qualification of actual firing on the range. 14 total hours. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: P/N

AJ 76 BATON TRAINING FOR SECURITY GUARDS 0.5 UNIT

Legal uses of the baton, emphasis on appropriate and legal use of the baton. Exercising self-discipline in the use of the baton. Includes training and demonstration of techniques. 12 total hours. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: P/N

AJ 77 POWERS TO ARREST 0.5 UNIT

Legal authority in powers to arrest; differences between detention and arrest. Designed for Security Guards to meet the California State law requirements. 9 total hours. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: P/N

AJ 79 HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION 3 UNITS

Process of analysis of all aspects of the death case in order to arrive at the true cause and manner of the death, whether it is murder, suicide, accidental or natural. Emphasis on importance of the death scene related to investigation of cause. 3 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

AJ 89 FAMILY VIOLENCE 2 UNITS

Origins of violence in the family from the administration of justice perspective. Specific types of violent interactions and abuse among family members. Emphasis on techniques for use by peace officers to intervene effectively. 2 hours lecture. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 90 RESERVE MODULE A: ARREST AND CONTROL 4 UNITS

Ethical considerations concerning arrest; laws of arrest; search and seizure; methods of arrest; investigation and communications; law enforcement ethics. Designed to satisfy the 1993 revised requirements of Penal Code 832. 4 hours lecture. Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: P/N

AJ 91 RESERVE MODULE A: FIREARMS 2 UNITS

Ethical considerations concerning the use of firearms. Firearms safety. Techniques of shooting and range qualification. Prerequisite: Administration of Justice 90 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 2 hours lecture.
Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: P/N

AJ 92 RESERVE MODULE B, PART I: ROLE OF THE BACKUP OFFICER 3 UNITS

Elements involved in backing up another officer; professional orientation; communications; criminal law; traffic stops; custody issues; patrol. Designed to meet part of Module B for the Level II Reserve Peace Officer. Certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 93 RESERVE MODULE B, PART II: ROLE OF THE BACKUP OFFICER 4 UNITS

Elements involved in backing up another officer; vehicle operations; First Aid/CPR; force and weaponry and remediation of skills. Designed to meet part of Module B for the Level II Reserve Peace Officer. Certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. 2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 94 RESERVE MODULE C 5 UNITS

Professional orientation; police community relations; patrol procedures; domestic violence; laws of evidence; traffic issues; criminal investigation. Designed to meet the legal requirements for Module C for Level I Reserve Peace Officer. Certified by the California Commission on Peace Office Standards and Training. Prerequisite: Administration of Justice 93 completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 5 hours lecture. Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

AJ 9954 WEAPONLESS DEFENSE INSTRUCTOR COURSE 2 UNITS

AJ 9955 OFFICER SAFETY: FIELD TACTICS FOR UNIFORM ASSIGNMENTS 1 UNIT

AJ 9956 IMPACT WEAPONS INSTRUCTOR UPDATE 0.75 UNIT

AJ 9957 BASIC S.W.A.T. 1 UNIT

AJ 9959 SURVIVAL SHOOTING INSTRUCTOR COURSE 1 UNIT

AJ 9960 OFFICER SAFETY: FIELD TACTICS FOR PLAINCLOThES ASSIGNMENTS 1 UNIT

AJ 9961 OFFICER SAFETY: FIELD TACTICS FOR UNIFORM ASSIGNMENTS 1 UNIT

AJ 9962 WEAPONLESS DEFENSE: INSTRUCTOR UPDATE 0.75 UNIT

AJ 9964 TACTICAL WEAPONS DISPATCHER 1 UNIT

AJ 9965 CONTEMPORARY TACTICAL PROCEDURES 1 UNIT

AJ 9966 BASIC DEFENSE TACTICS 2 UNITS

AJ 9967 S.W.A.T. LEADERSHIP 1 UNIT

AJ 9968 ENHANCED BASIC S.W.A.T. 2 UNITS

AJ 9969 FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR 2 UNITS

AJ 9971 DYNAMIC CLEARING TACTICS 2 UNITS

AJ 9972 DELIBERATE CLEARING TACTICS 2 UNITS

AJ 9973 S.W.A.T. TEAM LEADER 1 UNIT

AJ 9974 TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING 1 UNIT

AJ 9975 TACTICAL COMMANDER 1 UNIT

AJ 9976 CANINE HANDLING 1 UNIT

AJ 9977 ADVANCED TEACHING TECHNIQUES 1 UNIT

AJ 9978 TACTICAL BREACHING 2 UNITS

AJ 9979 BASIC POLICE CYCLIST 1 UNIT

AJ 9980 BASIC SNIPER/OBSERVER 1 UNIT

AJ 9981GROUND CONTROL WEAPONLESS INSTRUCTORS COURSE 1.5 UNITS

AJ 9982 PATROL RIFLE INSTRUCTOR 1.5 UNITS

AJ 9983 ADVANCED SNIPER/OBSERVER 0.5 UNIT

AJ 9984 FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR UPDATE 1 UNIT

AJ 9987 BASIC S.W.A.T. 2 UNITS

AJ 9988 DYNAMIC CLEARING TACTICS 0.75 UNIT

AJ 9989 OFFICER SAFETY: FIELD TACTICS FOR PLAINCLOTHES ASSIGMENTS 0.5 UNIT

AJ 9990 TACTICAL SHOTGUN OPERATOR0.5 UNIT

AJ 9991 SUCMACHINE GUN OPERATOR 1 UNIT

AJ 9992 IMPACT WEAPON INSTRUCTOR 2 UNIT

AJ 9994 TACTICAL SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR 1.5 UNITS

AJ 9995 PATROL RIFLE/CARBINE OPERATOR 0.75 UNIT

AJ 9996 SUBMACHINE GUN INSTRUCTOR 1 UNIT

AJ 9998 POST BASIC SUPERVISORY 4 UNITS

For complete description of these courses, see the Administration of Justice Course Outlines.

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