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Administration of Justice LPC
AJ 50 Intro to Admin of Justice 3.00 Units
History and philosophy of administration of justice in America; recapitulation of the system; identifying the various subsystems, role expectations, and their interrelationships; theories of crime, punishment, and rehabilitation; ethics, education and training for professionalism in the system.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 54 Investigative Reporting 3.00 Units
Investigative reports with emphasis upon accuracy and details necessary. Includes arrest reports, incident reports, and miscellaneous field reports. Techniques and methods used to cover information; how to analyze and present information in a clear and concise report. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 55 Intro to Correctional Science 3.00 Units
Aspects of modern correctional process as utilized in rehabilitation of adult and juvenile offenders. Emphasis on custody, rehabilitation and treatment programs as recognized by modern penology. Exploration of career opportunities.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 60 Criminal Law 3.00 Units
Historical development, philosophy of law and constitutional provisions, definitions, classification of crime, and their application to the system of administration of justice; frequently used Penal Code and other code sections; case law, methodology, and concepts of law as a social force.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 61 Evidence 3.00 Units
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.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 63 Criminal Investigation 3.00 Units
This course addresses the techniques, procedures, and ethical issues in the investigation of crime, including organization of the investigative process, crime scene searches, interviewing and interrogating, surveillance, source of information, utility of evidence, scientific analysis of evidence and the role of the investigator in the trial process.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 64 Patrol Procedures 3.00 Units
Responsibilities, techniques of observation, community relations and methods of police patrol. Emphasis on legal practical aspects.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 66 Juvenile Procedures 3.00 Units
This course is an examination of the origin, development, and organization of the juvenile justice system as it evolved in the U.S. justice system. The course explores the theories that focus on juvenile law, courts and processes, and the constitutional protections extended to juveniles in the U.S justice system. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 68 Police Ethics and Leadership 3.00 Units
This course will explore the ethical, legal and moral complexities of law enforcement in a democracy. From the initial application process and background investigation of a potential law enforcement recruit, to the working law enforcement officer, the course will examine society's need for ethical behavior and leadership by law enforcement agencies and the personal commitment to ethical behavior and ethical leadership by individual law enforcement officers, both on the job and in their private lives.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 70 Community Relations 3.00 Units
This course examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the justice system in addressing crime and conflict with an emphasis on the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse multicultural population. Topics may include the consensus and conflicting values in Culture, Religion, and Law.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AJ 87A PC 832 Arrest 1.50 Units
Leadership, professionalism and ethics; laws of arrest; arrest and control; search and seizure; investigative report writing; methods of arrest; investigation and communications; use of force; evidence; cultural diversity/discrimination. Designed to satisfy the 2019 revised requirements of Penal Code 832. Prerequisite: Must demonstrate ability to lawfully possess a firearm and be able to pass DOJ firearms clearance.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 

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