(3) (A.A.) Three hours per week. This course defines the components of criminal justice and their responsibilities. The course identifies problems that keep the Criminal Justice system from functioning effectively and efficiently and explains the functions and procedures of the uniform crime reporting system. It will include information that contrasts present criminal justice concepts and practices with their historical precedents and describes the procedures offenders undergo in their progression through the system. This course explains the duties of the bailiff, witness and defendant, notification and scheduling for court and evaluates the present value of the Peelian principles.
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017