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ADJUS 10 INTRODUCTION TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3.0
History and philosophy of administration of justice in America from its inception to its role in a culturally diverse society. Identification and explanation of the various components of the criminal justice system; theories of crime, punishment and rehabilitation; examination of the contemporaneous hiring processes of law enforcement agencies, including but not limited to preparation of the application, oral board analysis and overall examination of the system requirements. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ADJUS 12 CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW 3.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of AJ 10.
Historical development of criminal law; legal research methods; classification of crime through critical thinking analysis as seen through the eyes of the investigator and the trier of fact; in-depth analysis of homicide and related crimes against persons; survey of property crimes and drug and alcohol related offenses; thorough exposure to legal concepts for those considering careers in law enforcement and related legal professions. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ADJUS 14 LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE 3.0
Prerequisite: AJ 10, 12.
Origin, development, philosophy and constitutional basis of evidence; constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure; kinds and degrees of evidence and rules governing admissibility; judicial decisions interpreting individual rights and case studies; evidentiary requirements justifying the use of force or deadly weapons by peace officers. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
ADJUS 16 PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM 3.0
Prerequisite: AJ 10, 12.
Structure, jurisdiction and procedures of different courts; functions of various administrative agencies; criminal procedures from apprehension to conviction, including bail, extradition, search and seizure, examination, modes of accusation, appeals and writs. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
ADJUS 18 COMMUNITY RELATIONS 3.0
Prerequisite: AJ l0.
Survey of the relationships of the criminal justice system and the community; symptomatic aspects of community mistrust, lack of cooperation and misunderstanding. The process of interaction between the criminal justice practitioner and the citizen. Analysis of how relationships are developed, maintained and changed. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ADJUS 19 PRINCIPLES OF INVESTIGATION 3.0
Prerequisite: AJ 10, 12.
Basic principles of all types of investigations utilized in the justice system. Includes human aspects in dealing with the public, specific knowledge necessary for handling crime scenes; interviews, evidence, surveillance, follow-up, technical resources and case preparation. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
ADJUS 22 CONCEPTS OF ENFORCEMENT SERVICES 3.0
Prerequisite: AJ 12.
Theories, philosophies and concepts related to the role expectations of the enforcement officer. Emphasis on patrol, and public service responsibilities and their relationship to the administration of justice system. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
ADJUS 107A RESERVE AND LIMITED PEACE OFFICER TRAINING 3.0
Arrest, search and seizure. Principles of peace officer professionalism, laws of evidence, investigation, community relations, communication, arrest and control. Course partially meets Penal Code 832 and Level III Reserve Officer Training requirements, but does not meet the Administration of Justice certificate of achievement requirements. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
ADJUS 107D RESERVE AND LIMITED PEACE OFFICER TRAINING 1.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of AJ 107A. Per Senate Bill 1442 (Rainey) student must be cleared by the California Department of Justice through the fingerprinting process before enrollment in course is allowed.
Firearms safety, handgun familiarization, care and cleaning. Shooting principles, and firing at a range. Course partially meets Penal Code 832 and Level III Reserve Officer Training requirements, but does not meet the Administration of Justice certificate of achievement requirements. Short term class. Total of 6 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
ADJUS 121 FIELD PRACTICE IN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 1.0
Prerequisite: AJ 12, maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including fire practice.
Supervised field experience or employment in Administration of Justice, on-the-job training with local criminal justice agency. Student must meet all requirements of participating agency. Credit/no credit grading. Total of 90 hours lecture.
 
ADJUS 122 FIELD PRACTICE IN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 2.0
Prerequisite: AJ 12, maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including field practice.
Supervised field experience or employment in Administration of Justice, on-the-job training with local criminal justice agency. Student must meet all requirements of participating agency. Credit/no credit grading. Total of 180 hours laboratory.
 
ADJUS 128 USE OF FORCE 1.0
Prerequisite: AJ 10.
Methods required for the use-of-force in the law enforcement field. Preparation for taking law enforcement self-defense test. Protection against persons armed with dangerous and deadly weapons. Demonstration and drill in limited number of "holds" and "come alongs". Restraint of prisoners and mentally ill persons. Use of baton and application of self-defense kicks and handcuffing techniques. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
ADJUS 130 FIREARMS 1.0
Prerequisite: AJ 14.
Moral aspects, legal provisions, safety precautions and restrictions covering use of firearms; firing of sidearms and shotguns; related first aid. Total of 9 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
ADJUS 185 HOMELAND SECURITY 3.0
Prerequisite: AdJus 10, AdJus 12.
History, ideology and tactics used by foreign and domestic terrorist organizations. The United States' response to the terrorist threat, countermeasures to prevent or mitigate and recover from acts of terrorism. Case studies of previous terrorist attacks; a working knowledge of weapons of mass destruction; a study of the religious, social and political paradigms which motivate global terrorism and the impact on American law enforcement. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
ADJUS 190 INTRODUCTION TO FORENSICS 3.0
Prerequisite: AJ 10 and 12.
Basic concepts and overview of the Forensic Science field. Topics include terminology, crime scene processing protocols and techniques, types of evidence, lab techniques available for the recovery of fingerprints, fingerprint identification, an overview of criminalistics, and of specializations within the discipline. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture.