Criminal Justice Technology

The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored. 

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Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.

Employment opportunities exist in crime scene investigations, the court system, asset protection, private security, local, state, and federal law enforcement, and corrections. Examples include crime scene investigator, legal assistant, asset protection specialist, private security officer, police officer, deputy sheriff, state trooper, detention officer, and correctional officer. Some positions may require additional certifications such as Basic Law Enforcement Training.