Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice
DAVID DETTMAN
(952) 567-8026 | ddettman@swmetro.k12.mn.us

2019-2020
SEMESTER 1 : INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Crime & Social Control
Crime & the News
Community Policing
Minorities & CJ System
Sentencing
Death Penalty 
Recruitment Process & MN Post Requirements 
Bill of Rights
Criminal Law
Crime in the U.S.
Courts
Corrections
Police Challenges
Discretion in the CJ System
Crime Trends & Crime Mythology
Official Sources of Crime Data
Criminal Trial Process
Police Purpose
Police & Legal Issues


SEMESTER 2: JUVENILE JUSTICE & DELINQUENCY 
Discretion and the JJ System
Definitions, Measurements & Process
Juvenile Offenders
Juvenile Brian & Youth in Society
Illegal Drug Use & Delinquency
Preventing Delinquency
Juvenile Crime Trends
History & Philosophy of Juvenile Justice System
Youth Gangs
Gender & Delinquency
Juvenile Corrections
Juvenile Court Act
Society's Changing View/Status of Children
Status Offenses
Juvenile Victims
Juvenile Offenders
Police & Juveniles
Juvenile court
Mass Killings & School Shootings
Pre-Trial Services & Diversion
Landmark Juvenile Justice Cases


2020-2021
SEMESTER 1: POLICE & COMMUNITY 
Origins of US Policing
Community Policing 
Police Shootings 
Racial Profiling 
Patrol
Police, Recruitment, Selection & Training
Police Organization & Administration
Police Direction
Police & Crime Fighting
Use of Force
Deception 
Investigation
Police Socialization & Subculture 
Contemporary Policing
Calls for Police Services
MN Post Board
Police & Legal Issues
History of Police
Police Deviance 
Hazards of Police Work


SEMESTER 2: INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS 
Origins of Corrections
Understanding of Recidivism 
Jails & Prisons 
Plea Bargaining 
Minorities & Incarceration
The War on Drugs & Prison
Three Strikes & You're Out
Policies Discretion: Judges, Lawyers, Parole Boards
Philosophy of Corrections
Juvenile Courts
Probation & Parole
Drug Courts
The Death Penalty 
Restorative Justice Model
Chemical Dependency & the Law
Social Interventions & Juvenile Diversion
Community Corrections
Life Sentences
Treatment vs. Punishment
Mandatory Minimum Sentences/ Truth in Sentencing Prisons 





COLLEGE CREDITS

3 Concurrent Enrollment Credits per semester are available | Normandale Community College

To enroll for college credit, students are required to fill out an application, provide a transcript & take a college entrance exam (Accuplacer). For those who do not qualify for Concurrent credit, articulation is also available. 





FEES

$10 | CPR/First Aid/ AED Certificate American Red Cross