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Law Enforcement CJLE.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 21 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

The Law Enforcement short-term certificate prepares students for future training and education in the field of law enforcement. This certificate enhances law enforcement professional skills and knowledge. It may assist the student in performing well in future civil service examinations for employment or promotion.

Program Outcomes

  • Assess the code of ethics for law enforcement and demonstrate the characteristics of law enforcement professionalism.
  • Examine the past and present structure of federal, state, and local jurisdictions and the criminal justice components and the influence on law and society.
  • Explore the development of law and explain the application of constitutional and case law by law enforcement in the criminal justice process.

Career Opportunities

A broad range of career opportunities are available in the area of criminal justice and law enforcement including those in court systems, court administration, law enforcement agencies, private investigation agencies, and probation and parole.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
CJS 1101 Introduction to Criminal Justice Science 3
CJS 1103 Constitutional Law & Evidentiary Procedures 3
CJS 1110 Interrogation, Documentation & Testimony 3
CJS 1105 Criminal Law 3
CJS 1125 Policing 3
CJS 2111 Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.