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Criminal Justice

Instructors: Sgt. Randy Chavez (AM), Lt. Thomas Fulk (PM), Cpl Audrey Randle (Capstone),

General Information | Instructor Website

This course begins with an in-depth study of the criminal justice system:  law enforcement, courts and corrections.  Students will critically examine the history and nature of the major theoretical perspectives in criminology and connections between theory and criminal justice systems practice.  Corrections & Cultural Awareness focuses on the study of American criminal justice problems and systems specifically the local, state, and federal correctional agencies. The program includes physical fitness and hands-on police practices such as take-downs.               

Students enrolled in this program will meet the CTE Concentrator status for graduation over the course of one academic year by completing the following courses:

  • 7193 - Principles of Criminal Justice
  • 7191 - Law Enforcement Fundamentals
  • 7188 - Corrections & Cultural Awareness

Open to: Grades 11 and 12
Eligible Certifications: Emergency Telecommunicator Certification (NAED), Certified Indiana County Jail Officer (Capstone Course), CPR
Dual Credit Provider: Vincennes University

Dual Credit Course


LAWE100 - Survey of Criminal Justice 3
LAWE101 - Basic Police Operations 3
LAWE145 - Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice 3
LAWE150 - Criminal Minds & Deviant Behavior 3

Juniors who complete curriculum in an exemplary fashion may be eligible to appy to return to complete the capstone for this program.  It is NOT required or guaranteed.




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