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Foundations Criminal Justice

PCCUA Course
CJI 1113
ACTS Course
3 hours


Foundations of Criminal Justice is a survey of the foundations of law enforcement in a democratic society. Orientation to all aspects of criminal justice, including history, philosophy and organization, are examinied in the course. Law enforcement, the court system, the corrections system, and the American criminal justice system are foci of study. The course is designed to show the interdisciplinary aspects of law enforcement and how the attitudes, values and beliefs of democratic society are relected within the institution of criminal justice.