One or two years, 3 hours per day
This class is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the criminal justice field. Students will study the basic fundamentals of the criminal justice system and how they apply in today’s society. The program consists of hands-on activities and requires the ability to participate in physical fitness activities.
Dual Credit Offered*: (Learn more about Dual Credit)
Vincennes (12 credits)
• LAWE100 Survey of Criminal Justice (3 cr)
• LAWE101 Basic Police Operations(3 cr)
• LAWE145 Ethics and Professionalism in Criminal Justice (3 cr)
• LAWE150 Criminal Minds and Deviant Behavior (3 cr)
**Courses are subject to change. See instructor for most updated list.
Certifications Available: (Learn more about Certifications)
CPR • AED • Basic First Aid • National Incident Mgt.
Emergency Telecommunicator Certification - pending for 2020-21
Law Enforcement Officer • Crime Scene Investigations • Corrections & Parole
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As a retired police Captain, my role as the Law Enforcement Instructor at JEL is to prepare students interested in the field of Criminal Justice for careers in Public Safety. I graduated with honors from Oakland City University with a degree in Criminal Justice and have over 35 years of experience in the public safety field (police, fire & EMS). I love what I do and sharing my knowledge with the next generation of law enforcement officers is a passion for me!