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Criminal Justice

Northeast Tech is excited to start a new program at the Claremore Campus, Criminal Justice starting in Fall 2021!
 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE MISSION

To develop students for a career in criminal justice through a process of academic studies, hands-on training, character development, leadership development, fitness improvement, and community service.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE MOTTO

I will treat all people with dignity and respect with an unwavering commitment to protecting the constitutional liberties of all citizens. 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE CORE VALUES

Honor- Integrity- Respect- Moral Courage- Service-Professionalism

 

Criminal Justice Basic (Year One)

This course provides an introduction into the three main areas of the criminal justice system which are police, courts, and corrections. This is primarily an academic course taught in a classroom setting. Students can expect guest speakers, tours of criminal justice facilities, career exploration, and classroom lectures. 
This course explores Oklahoma statutory and procedural law with a focus of understanding the elements that make up specific crimes and the legal procedures for police found in state statutes. This course consists of classroom instruction and the application of laws in scenarios that students will view through technology or through role play exercises in the lab. 
This course provides an introduction into the concepts related to performing tasks associated with working in the field as a police officer, deputy sheriff, or other frontline personnel in law enforcement. Students will be introduced to radio procedures, firearms safety, firearms handling, marksmanship skills, handcuffing, self-defense, officer safety, decision making, ethics, leadership, traffic stops, communication skills, and a variety of other police topics. Students will progress to apply these skills in role play exercises in which their knowledge from Criminal Law 1 and Criminal Procedures will be applied. 
This course takes an in-depth look into federal court cases that regulate police actions related to the United States Constitution. This course consists of classroom instruction and the application of case law in scenarios that students will view through technology or through role play exercises in the lab. 
This course introduces the student to correctional philosophies, careers in corrections, and job specific functions. Students will receive training in first aid/CPR, restraints, prisoner searches, booking procedures, fingerprinting, detention officer safety, and a variety of other topics. Students can expect guest speakers and facility tours as part of this course. The Oklahoma Jail School training standards are incorporated into this course. 
This course is intended to prepare students for entering the workforce. Students can expect to learn how to search for jobs, fill out applications, prepare resumes, and interview. Students will also learn the key elements of being a great employee and how to be successful in their careers. 

Criminal Justice Advanced (Year Two)

This course is a continuation of Policing I with an emphasis on advanced skills in policing subject matters previously learned in Policing I. In addition to advanced skills, students will learn technical writing skills, basic automobile collision investigation, and basic driver trainer. Students are also introduced to Oklahoma traffic laws in this course. Policing II students will assist the instructor in training first year students in the Policing I curriculum.  
This course introduces students to skills involved in conducting investigations. Students will learn about ethical considerations in investigations, evidentiary chain of custody, concepts in evidence collection, and what evidence might be available for various types of crimes. This course also includes instruction and practice in the areas of interviews, interrogation, courtroom testimony, and incorporates knowledge and skills learned in many of the other subjects involved in the program. The student can expect classroom lectures, practical exercises, and guest speakers/instructors. 
This course explores how the criminal justice system/criminal justice personnel interact with citizens. Students will learn concepts in crime prevention, community policing, ethics, public speaking, and multiculturalism. Students will learn how to increase mutual respect between citizens and criminal justice professionals. This course will include guest speakers, a community service project, and classroom instruction. 
This course is an introduction into the critical role of 911 and skills needed to effectively respond to the emergency needs of the community. Students will learn how to answer 911 calls, non-emergency calls, and handle radio traffic from and to first responders in the field. This course will include classroom instruction, practical exercises, guest speakers, and facility tours. 
This course involves instruction into concepts of working as a private security guard. Students can expect classroom instruction from curriculum established by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training. At the successful conclusion of this course a student should be eligible to take the Oklahoma exam to become a certified unarmed security guard. 
Students in good standing in the program can expect to intern at an area community service organization or criminal justice organization. Internships are conditioned on the cooperation of area organizations and are not guaranteed. Part of the capstone experience is a final paper in which the student will write about a specific subject matter as determined by the instructor. If an internship is not approved or available the capstone experience will be determined based on the needs of the student with an emphasis on career/personal success.  
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