Criminal Justice I & II


A new program offering for BRCP in the 2014-2015 school year is Criminal Justice. This program provides an introduction to the purposes, functions, and history of the primary parts of the criminal justice system.

DOE courses: 5822 and 5824

  • 6 High School Elective Credits per year  
  • 2 Semesters
  • 6 Credits
  • Grades: 11, 12

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

Introduces specialized classroom and practical experiences related to public safety occupations such as law enforcement, loss prevention services, and homeland security. This course provides an introduction to the purposes, functions, and history of the three primary parts of the criminal justice system as well as an introduction to the investigative process. This course is a one or two year career pathway. Oral and written communication skills should be reinforced through activities that model public relations and crime prevention efforts as well as the preparation of police reports. An array of industry recognized certifications are provided within this course.

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The Criminal Justice I curriculum will align with Ivy Tech Community College with the intent to provide dual credit opportunities to its students. The course also meets the standards for career and technical education and a maximum of six (6) high school credits per school year will be available for students.

A tentative plan is in place to offer Criminal Justice II for the 2015-2016 school year. This program is open to all sophomore, junior, and senior students.

Instructor for Criminal Justice:

Keith England

Participation Club: SkillsUSA