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  • Search for CJ91CJ91 0 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 1: Orientation to Policing and Professionalism

    Offers a basic overview of the criminal justice system in Oregon to reserve police officers. The module orients students to ethical and professional responsibilities, cultural awareness, patrol procedures and concepts of tactical communications. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • Search for CJ92CJ92 0 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 2: Legal and Investigative Concepts I

    Offers training in topics ranging from first aid to criminal and procedural law application along with criminal investigation concepts, use of force, civil liability, defensive tactics and mental health concepts. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • Search for CJ93CJ93 0 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 3: Legal and Investigative Concepts II

    Offers training in topics ranging from crimes related to property, fraud and deception along with focus on report writing and criminal investigation. Continued focus on defensive tactics is also part of the module. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered fall term.

  • Search for CJ94CJ94 0 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 4: Legal and Investigative Concepts III

    Offers continuing training in defensive tactics along with training related to OLCC, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, public order, sex and family offenses, domestic violence, missing and abducted children, and child abuse investigations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • Search for CJ95CJ95 0 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 5: Legal and Investigative Concepts IV

    Offers training in defensive tactics, traffic enforcement, controlled substances, unattended deaths, homicide investigation, gang awareness and forensics. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • Search for CJ96CJ96 0 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 6: Police Skills Proficiency I

    Offers practical application of knowledge in less lethal force options, defensive tactics, and mock trials along with application of investigative techniques related to sexual assault. Juvenile law and justice issues are also addressed. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered winter term.

  • Search for CJ97CJ97 0 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 7: Police Skills Proficiency II

    Offers practical skills training in elder abuse, defensive tactics, crash investigation, firearms orientation, building searches and field sobriety testing. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Offered spring term.

  • Search for CJ98CJ98 0 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 8: Police Skills Proficiency III

    Offers training in mock trials, vehicle stops, use of force decision-making scenarios, and confrontational simulations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department. Course does not transfer.
    Prerequisite: CJ99. Offered spring term.

  • Search for CJ99CJ99 0 credit

    Criminal Justice Workshop

    Provides inservice and continuing education to study current issues and problems in law enforcement and corrections fields. Workshop subjects vary. Course does not transfer.

  • Search for CJ100CJ100 4 credits

    Foundations and Ethics in Criminal Justice

    Provides an introduction to the legal and historical foundations and components of the criminal justice system. Issues in criminal justice administration and professionalism will be explored within an ethical decision-making framework. Career and professional development strategies will be assessed.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores.

  • Search for CJ101CJ101 4 credits

    Introduction to Criminology

    Offers an interdisciplinary perspective of crime and criminal behavior in relation to the criminal justice system. Theoretical approaches to explaining crime, criminal statistics, typologies, and victimology will be assessed, and the influence of crime theory on public policy will be explored. Dual numbered as SOC244.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores.

  • Search for CJ110CJ110 4 credits

    Introduction to Law Enforcement

    Offers comprehensive analysis of police practices and an exploration of law enforcement systems in the United States. The history of policing and practices in modern law enforcement are explored with special emphasis on community policing. Topics include professional discretion, ethical dilemmas, use of force, the role of police, and career development.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • Search for CJ120CJ120 4 credits

    Introduction to the Judicial Process

    Presents a theoretical, legal, and practical perspective of America’s courts with emphasis on the functions and roles of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges. Problems and issues associated with the administration of the courts, processing of offenders, status of accused, victims, and witnesses are addressed from the time an offender is arrested through sentencing.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and winter terms.

  • Search for CJ130CJ130 4 credits

    Introduction to Corrections

    Examines the history, philosophy, and practices associated with the correction of people convicted of crimes in the United States. Community supervision and legal principles related to the rights and status of convicted offenders are addressed. Correctional institutions are a specific focus. Custody and security issues, treatment programs, and legal liabilities and obligations of correctional staff are emphasized.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • Search for CJ191CJ191 4 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 1: Orientation to Policing/Professionalism

    Offers a basic overview of the criminal justice system in Oregon to reserve police officers. The module orients students to ethical and professional responsibilities, cultural awareness, patrol procedures and concepts of tactical communications. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • Search for CJ192CJ192 4 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 2: Legal and Investigative Concepts I

    Offers training in topics ranging from first aid to criminal and procedural law application along with criminal investigation concepts, use of force, civil liability, defensive tactics and mental health concepts. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • Search for CJ193CJ193 3 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 3: Legal and Investigative Concepts II

    Offers training in topics ranging from crimes related to property, fraud and deception along with focus on report writing and criminal investigation. Continued focus on defensive tactics is also part of the module. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered fall term.

  • Search for CJ194CJ194 4 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 4: Legal and Investigative Concepts III

    Offers continuing training in defensive tactics along with training related to OLCC, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, public order, sex and family offenses, domestic violence, missing and abducted children, and child abuse investigations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • Search for CJ195CJ195 3 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 5: Legal and Investigative Concepts IV

    Offers training in defensive tactics, traffic enforcement, controlled substances, unattended deaths, homicide investigation, gang awareness and forensics. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • Search for CJ196CJ196 2 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 6: Police Skills Proficiency I

    Offers practical application of knowledge in less lethal force options, defensive tactics, and mock trials along with application of investigative techniques related to sexual assault. Juvenile law and justice issues are also addressed. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered winter term.

  • Search for CJ197CJ197 3 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 7: Police Skills Proficiency II

    Offers practical skills training in elder abuse, defensive tactics, crash investigation, firearms orientation, building searches and field sobriety testing. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered spring term.

  • Search for CJ198CJ198 3 credits

    Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA) Module 8: Police Skills Proficiency III

    Offers training in mock trials, vehicle stops, use of force decision-making scenarios, and confrontational simulations. Course content is based on the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training police academy lesson plans. Prerequisite: Students must be agency sponsored or qualify for admission by meeting eligibility requirements established by the Criminal Justice Department.
    Offered spring term.

  • Search for CJ199CJ199 Variable credit

    Special Studies: Criminal Justice

    Presents special topics of interest to students and practitioners related to the criminal justice field.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores.

  • Search for CJ201CJ201 4 credits

    Juvenile Delinquency

    Presents a philosophical, historical, and practical survey of juvenile justice administration in the U.S. In the context of an interdisciplinary framework, theories of delinquency causation and the characteristics of delinquent youth will be presented. Prevention, diversion and formal juvenile court processing of juvenile delinquents are explored. Emphasis is placed on juvenile corrections philosophy and practice. Dual numbered as SOC211.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores.

  • Search for CJ203CJ203 3 credits

    Crisis Intervention

    Focuses on crises encountered in a variety of settings related to public safety. Techniques and approaches to intervention and working with people experiencing crises are addressed. Presents material on initial intervention, defusing and assessment, and resolution and/or referral, with emphasis on safety.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores. Offered fall term.

  • Search for CJ210CJ210 4 credits

    Criminal Investigation

    Introduces the investigative process and techniques associated with processing crime scenes and developing information useful in justice agency investigations. Specific attention is given to crime scenes, interviewing, handling and preparation of evidence, witnesses, surveillance, technical resources, case preparation and proactive approaches to investigations generally as well as in relation to specific crimes.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores. Offered winter term.

  • Search for CJ214CJ214 4 credits

    Crime, Justice and Diversity

    Provides a balanced examination of issues of crime and justice administration in the context of race, ethnicity, and diverse populations in the community. Diversity in the context of crime victimization, accused and convicted criminals, public perceptions, and employment in the criminal justice system is addressed. Problem-solving to facilitate improved understanding and cooperation between criminal justice practitioners and diverse populations in communities is emphasized.
    Prerequisites: RD30, BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores, and CJ100; CJ120 recommended. Offered winter and spring terms.

  • Search for CJ220CJ220 4 credits

    Law I: Substantive Law and Liability

    Presents an introductory study of criminal law concepts focusing on substantive law. Topics addressed include historical and constitutional principles of criminal law, classification of crimes, principles of criminal liability, elements of crimes, parties to crimes, inchoate offenses, defenses against criminal responsibility, and selected case law. Crimes against persons and crimes against property will be analyzed. Principles of civil rights law and professional liability will be addressed.
    Prerequisite: CJ120. Offered fall and winter terms.

  • Search for CJ221CJ221 4 credits

    Law II: Constitutional Criminal Procedure

    Examines constitutional principles and procedural considerations related to the investigation of crime, processing of accused persons, and maintenance of order in American society. Rights of individuals and responsibilities of law enforcement officers based on court decisions in relation to the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution are addressed.
    Prerequisites: BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores, CJ220, and RD30. Offered winter and spring terms.

  • Search for CJ223CJ223 4 credits

    Law III: Evidence and Trial Process

    Presents the origin, development, and constitutional basis for evidence used in legal proceedings. Technical and legal problems of evidence associated with the investigation of crimes and as viewed in the modern court-room are presented. Aspects of procedural law directly related to evidence issues are reviewed. Case development and trial preparation are emphasized through mock trial exercises.
    Prerequisite: CJ120. Offered fall and spring terms.

  • Search for CJ229CJ229 4 credits

    Community Corrections and Casework

    Examines community corrections philosophies, services, practices and treatment programs including probation, parole, community-based release programs, and alternatives to incarceration. Offers an overview of corrections casework approaches to behavior modification through assessment, classification, interviewing and counseling, and other treatment modalities.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores. Offered winter term.

  • Search for CJ243CJ243 4 credits

    Drugs, Crime, and Addiction

    Introduces students to the dynamics of drug and alcohol addiction and the social and legal issues of drug abuse. Examines the political considerations behind contemporary drug enforcement policy. Explores the historical origins of the illegal drug trade. Dual numbered as SOC243.
    Prerequisites: RD30 and BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test scores; SP111 and WR121 recommended.

  • Search for CJ270CJ270 4 credits

    Capstone Project in Criminal Justice

    Serves as the culminating experience in criminal justice degree programs. Skills and knowledge acquired in criminal justice courses are integrated and applied to a field situation related to the control and prevention of crime and public safety administration. The course requires a comprehensive, structured research report, an oral presentation, and exams to assess professional competence.
    Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. Offered spring term.

  • Search for CJ280CJ280 Variable credit

    Cooperative Work Experience/Criminal Justice

    Cooperative Work Experience is an educational program that enables students to receive academic credit for on-the-job, experiential learning based on skills acquired in their programs. Together, the instructor, employer, and student establish learning objectives that specify the significant and appropriate learning which is expected to result from the work experience. This course offers a career-related experience for students working for an approved employer. As a capstone course, it should be completed within the last two terms of a certificate or degree program. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis.