Matched 29 Courses / 33 Classes

Police Academy Preparation (AJS100) 2 Credits

Preparation for individuals entering a police academy as well for those who are in the beginning stages of preparing for a career in law enforcement. Includes principles of policing and job responsibilities. Covers expectations of recruits in the areas of academics, physical fitness, mental and emotional preparation. Emphasis on professional and ethical behavior. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32568 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Liuzzo
Open
4 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Introduction to Criminal Justice (AJS101) 3 Credits

An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# AJS1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30920 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/23/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Liuzzo
Open
7 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30792 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Lembo
Open
2 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Patrol Procedures (AJS107) 3 Credits

Specialized areas of the patrol function, including responding to crowds, riots, bomb threats, intoxication, hazardous materials, fires, and domestic disputes. Partially fulfills Arizona POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) requirements for proficiency skills academy attendance. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30838 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Cardita
Open
9 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Substantive Criminal Law (AJS109) 3 Credits

Covers philosophy of legal sanctions and historical development from the common law to modern American criminal law, classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definition of crimes, common defenses utilized. Includes specific offenses and the essential elements of each offense. Required in AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30796 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Judd
Open
3 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Law And Legal Review I (AJS110) 3 Credits

In-depth study of the Arizona laws governing arrest by peace officers, as well as, an intensive study of the Arizona substantive criminal law code (ARS Title 13). Focuses on specific sections of ARS Title 4 and ARS Title 8, as they apply to peace officers in Arizona. Partially fulfills the Arizona POST (Peace Officer Standard and Training) Board requirements for Proficiency Skills Academy attendance. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30799 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Liuzzo
Open
6 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Practices (AJS113) 3 Credits

Focus on changing the distribution of crime opportunities rather than offender motivation. Topics include application of situational crime prevention strategies, problem-oriented crime control approaches, hot spots policing, defensible space, and crime prevention through defensible space. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33745 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Cardita
Open
18 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Ethics and the Administration of Justice (AJS123) 3 Credits

Introduces and explores ethical issues and the justice system. Focuses on ethics and the law, the police, courts and corrections. Reviews ethical theory, concepts and practices as they relate to administration of justice. Explores issues of how media/social media shape ethics. Encourages critical thinking and value decision making in criminal justice system situations. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32892 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Longman
Open
5 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32570 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Duplissis
Open
14 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Emergency Response to Terrorism (AJS139) 3 Credits

Fundamentals of emergency response to suspected terrorist events. Historical perspective of terrorist activities and methods by which responders can identify and protect themselves and the public from these threats. Coordination of responding agencies. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38783 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 04/06/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Longman
Open
7 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Emergency Preparedness (AJS147) 3 Credits

Emergency preparedness related to natural and man-made disasters. Planning concepts and the planning process; awareness and education programs and strategies for the general community as well as business and industries. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38784 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 04/06/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Longman
Open
6 of 7 Seats Available

Fundamentals of Emergency Management (AJS148) 3 Credits

Emergency management systems including career opportunities, function, tasks and responsibilities of the emergency management program manager, role of the emergency manager in mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Past civil defense and current emergency management systems since evolution from World War II. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38785 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 04/06/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Longman
Open
2 of 3 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Home And Vehicle Personal Defense (AJS156) 1 Credit

Development of personal safety plans, confrontation avoidance, and effective self-defense tactics. Legal and safe use of firearms. Includes range practice. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AJS151 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
13338 Spring 2020 Glendale
Ben Avery Firing Range
In Person 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020 Sat,Su 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • R. Catalano
  • S. Babirak
Open
15 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 13338 will meet both days at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, 4044 W. Black Canyon Boulevard, I-17 and Carefree Highway.

Domestic Violence (AJS162) 3 Credits

Explores domestic violence as a social problem within the United States from historical, cultural, political, legal, and law enforcement perspectives. Provides an overview of theories, definitions and causes of, and interventions for domestic violence involving spousal, elder and child abuse along with teen dating violence. Examines the dynamics and effects of domestic violence. Addresses research issues and contemporary domestic violence policy. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38555 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/23/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Liuzzo
Open
2 of 3 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34553 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • N. Ojeda
Open
2 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Serial Killers And Mass Murderers (AJS192) 3 Credits

The study of serial killers, mass murderers and their victims. Examines the history and frequency of these crimes, profiles the killers and their victims, explores theories of causation, and discusses the problems and techniques of investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32948 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Longman
Open
14 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

International And Domestic Terrorism (AJS195) 3 Credits

An overview of the history, structure, goals, and activities of domestic and international terrorist groups. Explores theories explaining terrorism and reviews methods used to combat it. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38786 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 04/06/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Longman
Open
3 of 3 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Current Issues In Criminal Justice (AJS200) 3 Credits

Examines current issues, techniques and trends in the Criminal Justice System. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30802 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Smith
Open
4 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Rules of Evidence (AJS201) 3 Credits

A practical insight into the rules of evidence to include how to recognize evidence: the general rules governing admissibility of evidence; the hearsay rule and its exceptions; the use of documentary evidence, written memoranda, photographs, recordings and electronic surveillance; corpus delicti; opinion evidence, circumstantial evidence, evidential privileges. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33407 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Judd
Open
5 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice (AJS205) 3 Credits

Overview of effective communication for criminal justice agencies. Covers the communication process and flow. Written communication emphasized with report writing, including characteristics of reports and field notes, and the importance and uses of each. Form, style, and procedures for writing various reports, including elements of composition, required substance, proper and improper conclusions, and descriptions of persons and property. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30806 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Liuzzo
Open
4 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Constitutional Law (AJS210) 3 Credits

An examination of the U.S. Constitution as it relates to the law enforcement function. Includes statutory law and judicial decisions governing the areas of arrest, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, self-incrimination and other constitutional guarantees. Required in AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30820 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/23/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Girard
Open
5 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Juvenile Justice Procedures (AJS212) 3 Credits

Examines the history and development of juvenile justice theories, procedures, and institutions. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32652 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/16/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Loeffler
Open
10 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Criminology (AJS225) 3 Credits

Study of deviance, society's role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime; relationships between statistics and crime trends. Examines crime victimization and the various types of crime and categories of offenders. Required in the AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30822 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Janoff-Faust
Open
3 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

The Police Function (AJS230) 3 Credits

Theories of procedures and methods of operations of public police with emphasis on discretionary powers available to the working police officer. Career opportunities and current trends in law enforcement presented. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32571 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Smith
Open
10 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

The Correction Function (AJS240) 3 Credits

Examines the history and development of correctional theories and institutions. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32572 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • P. O'Shea
Open
6 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Crime, Law, and Mental Health (AJS255) 3 Credits

An interdisciplinary course that draws from the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology, and law. Covers the distinct and interfacing roles of mental health professionals and the legal justice system when dealing with a mentally ill criminal offender. Other topics covered include mental health issues within communities, role of clinical assessment, civil and criminal commitment, civil competencies, confidentiality of clinicians, rights and refusal to treatment, and informed consent. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32641 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • Y. Normandin
Open
7 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Victimology and Crisis Management (AJS258) 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32957 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • P. O'Shea
Open
16 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Procedural Criminal Law (AJS260) 3 Credits

Concerned with the understanding of procedural criminal law. Examines the rationale underlying major court holdings, the procedural requirements that stem from these holdings, and their effect on the daily operations of the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30818 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Duplissis
Open
6 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Community Relations (AJS270) 3 Credits

Examination, recognition and understanding of community problems; community action programs; methods of coping with human behavior, victimology, conflict and communication; ethnic and minority cultures and environments; the community and relationships with the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30824 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Smith
Open
6 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Criminal Investigation I (AJS275) 3 Credits

Introduction to the theory of criminal investigation. Examines crime scene procedures, case preparation, interviewing, and basic investigative techniques. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38575 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 04/06/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Cardita
Open
6 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38497 Spring 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Internet: You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/09/2020 - 04/27/2020 N/A N/A
  • P. Dalton
Open
1 of 3 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Narcotics And Dangerous Drugs (AJS290AW) 1 Credit

Pharmacological effects of the use and abuse of drugs, including a description of common abuse patterns and investigative techniques used in the enforcement of drug laws. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20731 Spring 2020 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Internet 04/13/2020 - 05/03/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Fredrickson
Open
12 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Class
      Flex Start Class
      Class Meets for Three (3) Weeks
      Credit / No-Credit Class
      Class 20731 costs include AJS Course Fee: $10

Courtroom Testimony Seminar (AJS290BN) 1 Credit

Courtroom demeanor and protocol. Role and primary functions of witness and legal counsels. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36731 Spring 2020 Mesa: Dobson Campus
Internet Course
Internet 04/12/2020 - 04/29/2020 N/A N/A
  • E. Scholz
Open
6 of 20 Seats Available