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Degree Options:
Associate Degree, Certificate, Diploma
Campus Location:
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Division
Life Science & Public Safety

Program Overview

The daily activities of police and detectives vary with their occupational specialty and whether they work for a local, state, or federal agency. Regardless of job duties or location, police officers and detectives at all levels must write reports and maintain meticulous records that will be needed if they testify in court.

Our courses will address improving attention to detail, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication. Graduates of this program can utilize their skills within various levels of law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and within security services. Includes instruction but is not limited to, criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics and communication relations, and professional ethics, standards and regulations. Most police and detectives work for local governments, which offer a varying pay range depending on location and responsibilities. Base starting salaries for graduates start in the mid-40’s.

Featured Courses

CRJU 2060- Criminology CRJU 2110- Homeland Security CRJU- Probation and Parole

Additional Details
Class Times Offered:
Daytime
Online Class Options:
Partially Online
Criminal Justice

Program Contact

Jesus "Jesse" Marsden

Program Chair

jmarsden@athenstech.edu
706-357-0025

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Criminal Justice