INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Semester Length: 14 weeks
The goal of this this introductory course is to explore the past, present and future operations of the criminal justice system. This course will examine the myths as well as current information about the criminal justices system. The course is designed to assist the student in determining whether to pursue a career in a criminal or juvenile justice.
By the end this course students will have an appreciation for:
Major components of the Justice System
The Process of the Criminal Justice System Crime
Development of the Royal Bahamas Police Force
The Urban Renewal Program
Police Power and Citizen’s Rights
Prison and Prisoner’s Rights
The Juvenile Justice System
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. The student will become knowledgeable about the basic elements of Police organization
and processes and punishment.
2. The student will critically analyze the issues pertaining to crime, the media and culture.
Study material is included.
Registration Deadline for the Fall Term is scheduled for 15th August each year.