The First Year: Students are required to know...
- The history of the criminal justice system
- Know the elements which make up the system and how they interact and impact on one another
- Be able to define a felony vs. misdemeanor and the various classifications.
- Make proper presentation of evidence to the court
The Second Year: Student will continue the learning the process to include…
- The history of man in society as he attempts to live by the laws and their applications to all
- Clearly define the role of the law enforcement system versus the private
- Security system
- Be required to know and demonstrate the proven techniques when
- Interviewing persons involved in crimes as a witness, complainant and/or victim
- Be able to write the necessary reports used in law enforcement, courts, probation and parole, and corrections
- Demonstrate the ability and justify all written reports through presentation made to class and properly respond to questions
Note: Students seeking the Associate of Applied Science degree who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of WECM courses to the four year institution of their choice.