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Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice programs at the colleges of DCCCD provide valuable knowledge in working effectively in corrections, probation, government and private security settings. Practical courses include dealing with criminal behavior, methods of criminology, public policy, interpersonal communication and ethical issues in criminal justice.

Are you interested in a career in criminal justice?


Eastfield College offers state-certified Basic Peace Officer training courses and certification licensed through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

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“I want every day to be a new challenge and I want to help people – but not from behind a desk. My criminology classes at the colleges of DCCCD have all been good and I like the life experience my professors bring to the classroom.” Read Veronica's story.
Veronica Alejandro
Veronica Alejandro
Criminal Justice Student