Criminal Justice


Crime Scene Investigation team receives SkiilsUSA National Silver Medal in Crime Scene Investigation - 2016
Crime Scene Investigation team receives SkiilsUSA National Gold Medal in Crime Scene Investigation - 2015
Crime Scene Investigation team receives SkiilsUSA National Silver Medal in Crime Scene Investigation - 2014

Criminal Justice program introduces the many concepts unique to our criminal justice system, specifically relating to the courts, corrections, and policing areas. Students will receive a general introduction appropriate as a foundation for future study in law, safety, security, government, and public administration. Students will be introduced to the career pathways related to careers in criminal justice and the legal system. The goals of the program include: providing a professional education combined with an integrated curriculum that teaches critical thought, analytical reasoning, and scholarly writing; preparing students who wish to pursue careers which include federal, state, and municipal law enforcement, professional human services, including counseling, probation and parole, corrections, and the legal profession; providing students the opportunity to develop intellectual skills that will enable them to pursue lifelong learning.

Upon successful completion of the program and presentation of their Criminal Justice portfolio to Roger Williams University Dean of Criminal Justice, students will be eligible to receive transferable college credits from Roger Williams University upon .

Units of Study:

Foundations of Crime and Justice
The Police
The Courts
Corrections
Juvenile Justice
Introduction: Preparing for a Successful Career
Basic Investigative Responsibilities
Investigating Violent Crimes
Investigating Crimes Against Property
Other Challenges to the Criminal Investigator
Career Planning

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