Community Policing

Students will gain knowledge in the Criminal Justice field and be exposed to the workings of the criminal justice systems, introduced to law enforcement, its history and development in the U.S., the procedures and techniques relating to criminal evidence, and the methods used in achieving organizational change and evaluation of correctional units and probation systems.


Technical Certificate Community Policing

The Technical Certificate requires 30 hours of classes, including:

  • ENG 1003 Freshman English I
  • MATH 1013 Technical Math (or higher)
  • SPCH 1203 Oral Communications
  • PSY 2013 Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology
  • POSC 2103 Intro to U.S. Government or POSC 2203 State and Local Government
  • CRIM 1163 Multiculturalism in Criminal Justice
  • CRIM 2023 Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections
  • CRIM 2043 Community Relations in the Administration of Justice
  • CRIM 2312 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

Certificate of Proficiency Community Policing

The Certificate of Proficiency requires nine hours of classes, including:

  • CRIM 1163 Multiculturalism in Criminal Justice
  • CRIM 2043 Community Relations in the Administration of Justice
  • CRIM 2313 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

Contact Information

Dr. Dawn Phillips, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Office: England Center, Room 103
Phone: 501.882.8877

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