Criminal Justice Technology

The Criminal Justice Technology Curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.

Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/ parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

Because the use of computers is integral to this curriculum, some courses are delivered in an online format.

**Students successfully completing a Basic Law Enforcement Training course, accredited by the North Carolina Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission will receive credit for CJC-113 Juvenile Justice, CJC-120 Interviews and Interrogation, CJC-131, Criminal Law, CJC-132 Court Procedure and Evidence, and CJC-221 Investigative Principles, and CJC-231 Constitutional Law toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology. Students must have successfully passed the Commissions’ comprehensive certification examination. Students must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training since 1985.

Sandhills Hoke Center in Raeford: The Criminal Justice Technology Program is also offered at the SCC Hoke Center in Raeford, NC, on a special schedule to accommodate the special needs of students who may be employed as law enforcement officers, telecommunicators, detention officers, or correctional officers. For detailed information, please contact the program coordinator. Because the use of computers is integral to this curriculum, some courses are delivered in an online format.

Contact Information

Teresa Hall
230 Van Dusen Hall
(910) 695-3931
hallt@sandhills.edu

 

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