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Administration of Justice
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ADJUS 10 INTRODUCTION TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0034  9:00am-10:05am MWF     Lecture V213   GALLON D L  
   #1038 11:10am-12:15pm MWF     Lecture V213   GALLON D L  
   #2586  5:25pm- 7:00pm TuTh    Lecture E320   DEWAR J M   

ADJUS 12 CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of AdJus 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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1028 10:05am-11:10am MWF     Lecture V213   GALLON D L  
   #0039  6:30pm- 9:50pm Tu      Lecture V213   GALLON D L  

ADJUS 14 LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): AdJus 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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0040  8:50am-10:25am TuTh    Lecture V213   GALLON D L  

ADJUS 16 PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): AdJus 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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0044 12:15pm- 1:50pm MW      Lecture V213   GALLON D L  

ADJUS 18 COMMUNITY RELATIONS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): AdJus 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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0042  7:00pm-10:20pm Th      Lecture V213   LOMELI B C  

ADJUS 19 PRINCIPLES OF INVESTIGATION 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): AdJus 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 Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0043 10:25am-   Noon TuTh    Lecture V213   GALLON D L  

ADJUS 128 USE OF FORCE 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): AdJus 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. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #3280    Noon- 3:20pm W       LecLab  IT209  CAPISTRANO T

ADJUS 130 FIREARMS 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): AdJus 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. Grading: Letter Grade Only

This class will be held at the Pasadena Police Range, 2783 Eaton Canyon Drive, Pasadena.

   #2546  8:00am-   Noon F       LecLab  PPR    EVANS K     
         Short Term: 08/31/12-10/26/12
         PPR: Pasadena Police Range, 2783 Eaton Canyon Dr., Pasadena

ADJUS 185 HOMELAND SECURITY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): 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. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1865  6:30pm- 9:50pm Tu      Lecture IT230  PEREZ S     

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