Crime and Criminal Justice

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CJA/204 – March, 2011 (update) College of Criminal Justice and Security
Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJA/204 Version 2
Course Syllabus

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|Course Number and Title: |CJA/204 – Introduction to Criminal Justice | |Course Schedule: |Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm - Starts 4-3-2011 | |Course Location: |UOP Phoenix Main Campus (Fountainhead) | |Required Course Materials: |Schmalleger, F. (2009). Criminal Justice Today (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson – | | |Prentice Hall. | | |All electronic materials are available on the student website. | |Required Software: |This course will require the use of the MS Office software listed in the University of Phoenix | | |Hardware/Software Agreement. If you have questions regarding the terms of this agreement please| | |contact your Academic Counselor. | |Instructor's Name: |Todd Larson | |Telephone: |(602) 316-9065 | |UOP E-mail Address: | |

Welcome to Introduction to Criminal Justice CJA/204. We will be sharing a unique learning experience during the coming weeks as we explore the origins of criminal justice and trace the development of what is our modern criminal justice system. Welcome aboard. Course Description

This course is an introductory overview of the organization and jurisdictions of local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial and corrections agencies, and processes involved in the criminal justice systems. It examines the historical aspects of the police, the courts, and the correctional system, as well as the philosophy. Additionally, career opportunities and qualifying requirements, terminology and constitutional limitations of the system will also be covered.

Todd Larson has been with the Scottsdale Police department for over nineteen years. He spent the majority of his career investigating felony crimes with the Scottsdale Police...
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