Las Positas College | Summer/Fall 2020 Class Schedule

40 FALL 2020 ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE AJ 50 INTROTOADMIN OF JUSTICE 3.0 Units History and philosophy of administration of justice in America; recapitulation of the system; identifying the various subsystems, role expectations, and their interrelationships; theories of crime, punishment, and rehabilitation; ethics, education and training for professionalism in the system. Day 20235 MW 12:30-1:45 2206 MCQUISTON 08/17-12/18 OP V01 Eve 20316 Wed 5:00-7:50 2206 MCQUISTON 08/17-12/18 OP 093 AJ 54 INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING 3.0 Units Investigative reports with emphasis upon accuracy and details necessary. Includes arrest reports, incident reports, and miscellaneous field reports. Techniques and methods used to cover information; how to analyze and present information in a clear and concise report. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C. Day 22070 TTh 12:30-1:45 2206 MCQUISTON 08/17-12/18 GR V01 AJ 60 CRIMINAL LAW 3.0 Units Historical development, philosophy of law and constitutional provisions, definitions, classification of crime, and their application to the system of administration of justice; frequently used Penal Code and other code sections; case law, methodology, and concepts of law as a social force. Eve 21028 Tue 6:00-8:50 2490 MEEHAN 08/17-12/18 GR 093 AJ 60-093 is open to all students but has an optional embedded honors component. Students who qualify for the Honors Transfer Program may take it for honors credit. See instructor and visit AJ 63 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION 3.0 Units This course addresses the techniques, procedures, and ethical issues in the investigation of crime, including organization of the investigative process, crime scene searches, interviewing and interrogating, surveillance, source of information, utility of evidence, scientific analysis of evidence and the role of the investigator in the trial process. Eve 20327 Wed 7:00-9:50 2206 STEWARD 08/17-12/18 GR 093 AJ 64 PATROL PROCEDURES 3.0 Units Responsibilities, techniques of observation, community relations and methods of police patrol. Emphasis on legal practical aspects. Day 20469 TTh 2:00-3:15 2206 MCQUISTON 08/17-12/18 GR V01 AJ 70 COMMUNITY RELATIONS 3.0 Units This course examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the justice system in addressing crime and conflict with an emphasis on the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse multicultural population. Topics may include the consensus and conflicting values in Culture, Religion, and Law. Eve 20236 Th 4:00-6:50 2206 SPILLER 08/17-12/18 GR 093 AJ 74 GANGS AND DRUGS 3.0 Units Definition of a gang and gang activity. Historical and cultural aspects. Interrelationships among local, national and international gangs, including prison gangs. Gang activity in relation to drug trafficking. Eve 22719 Wed 4:00-6:50 2205 HARTER 08/17-12/18 OP 093 AJ 78 INTROTO PROBATION AND PAROLE 3.0 Units The history, evolution and current state of probation and parole in the United States, with an emphasis on the differences and similarities of both. Modern trends, such as the justice model, determinate sentencing, restorative justice, “broken windows” supervision, and intensive supervision in the adult and juvenile system are also examined. The course includes discussion of the community resources that can be brought to bear on the correctional task and the concept of shock probation. Designed for students interested in the field of law enforcement or probation/parole. Strongly Recommended: AJ 50 with a minimum grade of C Eve 23651 Mon 6:00-8:50 2205 LEWIS 08/17-12/18 GR 093 AJ 9965 INTERNAL AFFAIRS INVESTIGATION 1.5 Units Designed to teach the student the proper investigative techniques into alleged misconduct by California peace officers, correctional officers and others in the employ of any California agency that employs peace officers. The student will learn the legal, ethical, moral and technical standards by which these investigations shall be conducted under state law and the discipline that may FALL 2020 COURSE LISTINGS “STAFF” NOTATION: As courses are assigned to instructors, the updates will be posted on CLASS-Web and The ZONE SHADING indicates Evening classes ONLINE & HYBRID classes are noted in blue NON-CREDIT classes are noted in green *Courses are open to all students who meet the academic requirements. *All course information is subject to change *Courses not meeting enrollment requirements may be cancelled PREREQUISITE: means a condition of enrollment that a student is required to meet in order to demonstrate current readiness for enrollment in a course or educational program. STRONGLY RECOMMENDED: means a condition of enrollment which a student is advised, but not required, to meet before, or in conjunction with enrollment in a course or educational program. COREQUISITE: means a condition of enrollment consisting of a course which a student is required to take simultaneously with another course. Courses, dates, and times are subject to change. Please check the college website at for the most up-to-date information regarding Fall course offerings. 925.424.1000 | [email protected] FALL 2020 - COURSE LISTINGS CODES: OP = Course taken for letter grade or pass/no pass; P/NP = Course taken is Pass/No Pass only; GR = Course taken for letter grade only D/E CRN DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR DATES CODES SEC D/E CRN DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR DATES CODES SEC

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