He started his career at the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office in Poole has worked in numerous departments including Enforcement, Investigations, Narcotics, and Corrections. Throughout his law enforcement career, he has attended many law enforcement related schools and seminars.
Degree Plan Description and Outcomes The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program is designed to offer a level of academic study that provides you with a solid foundation in criminal justice and a broad liberal arts knowledge base.
The baccalaureate program combines the professional skills of various specialized areas of criminal justice with research and analytical skills. If you seek a practice-based program, the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is designed to enhance your qualifications to help you pursue more challenging responsibilities in criminal justice agencies and corporations.
Upon graduation, you may seek employment opportunities in various criminal justice environments such as law enforcement, courts, adult and juvenile corrections, corporate security, public safety, loss prevention, private protective services or investigations, or community-based programs and services.
It should be noted that some positions may require additional academy training and experience. Concentrations The bachelor's degree program offers you the opportunity to personalize a degree with a concentration in law enforcement, forensic psychology, crime scene investigation, homeland security, or juvenile justice.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a bachelor of science degree. Accelerated Master's Degree Options If you are interested in earning a master's degree in human services, legal studies, psychology, or public administration, consider an accelerated master's degree option.
Refer to the Progression Requirements section for details. Use biological, sociological, and psychological criminological theories to understand the reasons individuals commit criminal acts.
Apply the principles of criminal law and civil liabilities to keep officers and agencies from committing criminal acts and violating civil liabilities. Use scientific methods to make professional and logical decisions.
Build relationships within the community by understanding organizational culture, community relations, and theories of behavior. Use available resources to make sound operational decisions for the criminal justice agency.
Apply new technology to improve the operations within a criminal justice agency.
Understand and evaluate worldwide criminal justice systems and enterprises. General Education Literacies and Professional Competencies In addition to the discipline-specific outcomes, general education literacies and professional competencies are integrated throughout your academic program.
You can review the general education literacies and professional competencies associated with your academic program in the undergraduate School of General Education section of this Catalog.
Program Availability For program availability, please refer to the U. Policies Please refer to school-specific policies and the Policy Information section for general Purdue Global policies. Certification, State Board, and National Board Exams Certain state certification and licensure boards have specific educational requirements for programs to lead to a license or nongovernmental certification that is a precondition for employment in a recognized occupation.
If certain licensed occupations, vocations, or professions are not explicitly listed, Purdue Global has not made a determination with respect to the licensure or certification requirements of those occupations, vocations, or professions. You are responsible for understanding the requirements of optional certification exams.
Such requirements may change during the course of your program. You are not automatically certified in any way upon program completion. Although certain programs are designed to prepare you to take various optional certification exams, Purdue Global cannot guarantee you will be eligible to take these exams or become certified.A variable topic course examining issues of crime, its causes, as well as social and political responses to crime by various institutions including government, media, law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.
Many of us from the former director of the FBI to data from Pew to research institutions to national law enforcement organizations believe that the vast increase in violent crime is because cops are holding back, they are not being proactive, Crime in America-Cops.
positions in local, state, and federal, law enforcement, courts and cor-rectional services. Career Opportunities. A variety of career opportunities are open to students who successfully complete specific portions of this program of study.
There is a demand for qualified personnel in such areas as law enforcement, courts, and. corrections. Highlighting six different court and corrections crime prevention intervention strategies, the author describes incapacitation or depriving the offender of the capacity to commit crimes; deterrence or punishment; community restraint and surveillance; structure, discipline, and challenge programs; rehabilitation; and combined rehabilitation and restraint programs.
education, (2) law enforcement, (3) drug treatment and enforcement, (4) prosecution and courts, (5) corrections and community corrections, (6) crime victim and witness (other than compensation), and (7) planning, evaluation and technology improvement. This paper will focus on the dominant approaches to crime prevention that is used by law enforcement, courts and corrections. It will compare and contrast all the dominant approaches and then analyze which are the most effective. Students will be exposed to coursework in criminology, the study of crime and criminal behavior, as well as an understanding of the history, structure, administration, policies, and procedures of the agencies of crime control and criminal justice, including law enforcement, corrections, and the judiciary.
This course provides an in-depth foundation for the understanding of the organization and process of police, law and the courts, and corrections from a systemic perspective.
This course will address the purpose and goals of the system and the conflicting values between crime . Law enforcement officers and security managers are trained to detect crime and detain criminals.
However, some professionals in the field might choose to enroll in a specialized certificate.