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CJCR 1304 - LE -- Probation and Parole (3-3-0)
A survey of the structure, organization, and operation of probation and parole services. Emphasis on applicable state statutes and administrative guidelines.
 


Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CJCR 1400 - LE -- Basic Jail Course (4-3-2)
Provides instruction in human relations, observation, evaluation of prisoners, booking procedures, classification, mug shots, fingerprinting, strip searches, meals, medical services, visitation, inmates’ rights and privileges, detention areas, key, knife and tool control, disturbances, riots, fire procedures, and release procedures. Taught in accordance with the current TCLEOSE instructor guides provided by the Commission for course #1005.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
CJLE 2420 - Texas Peace Officer Procedures (4-2-6)
Study of the techniques and procedures used by police officers on patrol. Includes controlled substance identification, handling abnormal persons, traffic collision investigation, note-taking and report writing, vehicle operation, traffic direction, crowd control and jail operations.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: A Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CJLE 2421 - Texas Peace Officer Law (4-2-6)
Study of laws directly related to police field work. Topics include Texas Transportation Code, intoxicated driver, Texas Penal Code, elements of crimes, Texas Family Code, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code, and civil liability.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: A Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CJLE 2424 - Texas Peace Officer Capstone (4-4-0)
Recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors that are components of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) learning objectives pertinent to a law enforcement career. This class is the capstone course of TCLEOSE Course 1011. This is one of a sequence of four courses that may be offered by colleges approved by TCLEOSE to offer the academic licensing eligibility program. Students with an associate degree and have completed 7 TCLEOSE-approved academic CRIJ courses and the 4 sequence courses (for a total of 11 TCLEOSE academic licensing requirements) may be certified to sit for the TCLEOSE licensing exam. Approval by the designated college departmental administrator is required. This course must be taken during the last term before certificate completion.
 


Skills: A Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/19/2014
 
CJLE 2522 - Texas Peace Officer Skills (5-3-6)
Requires the demonstration and practice of the skills of a police officer including patrol, driving, traffic stop skills, use of force, mechanics of arrest, firearms training and qualification, and emergency medical care.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: A Course Type: W/C
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CJSA 1348 - Ethics in Criminal Justice (3-3-0)
A study of ethical thought and issues facing the criminal justice professional. Topics include constitutional ethics, codes of conduct, and standards of conduct.
 


Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 1301 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (3-3-0)
History and philosophy of criminal justice and ethical considerations; crime defined: its nature and impact; overview of criminal justice system; law enforcement; court system; prosecution and defense; trial process; corrections.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 1306 - Court Systems and Practices (3-3-0)
The judiciary in the criminal justice system; structure of American court system; prosecution; right to counsel; pre-trial release; grand juries; adjudication process; types and rules of evidence and sentencing.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 1307 - Crime in America (3-3-0)
American crime problems in historical perspective; social and public policy factors affecting crime; impact and crime trends; social characteristics of specific crimes; prevention of crime.
 
Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 1310 - Fundamentals of Criminal Law (3-3-0)
A study of the nature of criminal law; philosophical and historical development; major definitions and concepts; classification of crime; elements of crimes and penalties using Texas statutes as illustrations; criminal responsibility.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 1313 - Juvenile Justice System (3-3-0)
A study of the juvenile justice process to include specialized juvenile law, role of the juvenile law, role of the juvenile courts, role of police agencies, role of correctional agencies, and theories concerning delinquency.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 2301 - Community Resources in Corrections (3-3-0)
An introductory study of the role of the community in corrections; community programs for adults and juveniles; administration of community programs; legal issues; future trends in community treatment.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 2313 - Correctional Systems and Practices (3-3-0)
Corrections in the criminal justice system; organization of correctional systems; correctional role; institutional operations; alternatives to institutionalization; treatment and rehabilitation; current and future issues.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 2314 - Criminal Investigation (3-3-0)
Investigative theory; collection and preservation of evidence; sources of information; interview and interrogation; uses of forensic sciences; case and trial preparation.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 2323 - Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement (3-3-0)
Police authority; responsibilities; constitutional constraints; laws of arrest, search, and seizure; police liability.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
CRIJ 2328 - Police Systems and Practices (3-3-0)
The police profession; organization of law enforcement systems; the police role; police discretion; ethics; police-community interaction; current and future issues.
 


Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014