Criminal Justice (CRMJUS)

CRMJUS 059  16.5 Units  
Reserve Level I Officer  

Lecture: 225 contact hours
Lab: 215 contact hours

Prerequisite: CRMJUS 060 or POST Modular Format Level II Officer Course at a Regional Accredited Academy.

Advisory: READ 015 and ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.|

This course is the third module in the Regular Basic Course Modular Format Training sequence. The intensive and disciplined instruction is designed to meet the minimum requirements of a full-time peace officer or level I reserve peace officer in the State of California. The course covers but is not limited to: professional orientation, victimology/crisis intervention, juvenile law, patrol techniques, domestic violence, traffic enforcement, lifetime fitness, defensive tactics and firearms. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND STATE SCREENING REQUIREMENTS.

Associate Degree Applicable

CRMJUS 060  12.5 Units  
Reserve Level II Officer  

Lecture: 203 contact hours
Lab: 73 contact hours

Prerequisite: CRMJUS 061 or POST Modular Format Level III Officer Course at a Regional Accredited Academy.

Advisory: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process and READ 015.

This course satisfies Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements for Level II reserve peace officer certification. This course covers but is not limited to: policing in the community, crimes against persons, property and the justice system, laws of arrest, evidence and search and seizure, use of force, arrest and control, patrol procedures, vehicle pullovers, firearms and chemical agents, crime scenes, evidence and forensics investigative report writing, crimes in progress, and cultural diversity. THIS COURSE IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE FOLLOWING STATE SCREENING REQUIREMENTS: POSSESSION OF A VALID CALIFORNIA DRIVER'S LICENSE WITHOUT RESTRICTIONS, OTHER THAN REQUIRED EYEGLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES, AND POSSESSION OF A CURRENT LETTER OF CLEARANCE ISSUED BY THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE THAT CERTIFIES THE RIGHT TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM.

Associate Degree Applicable

CRMJUS 061  6.5 Units  
Reserve Level III  

Lecture: 81 contact hours
Lab: 118 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process and READ 015.

This course satisfies Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements for Level III reserve peace officer certification. The PC 832 course is merged in this Level III course. Curriculum covers ethics and professionalism, the criminal justice system, defensive tactics, information systems, criminal law, laws of arrest, search and seizure, firearms, driver awareness, first aid and CPR, custody, evidence and report writing. THIS COURSE IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY MET STATE SCREENING REQUIREMENTS: POSSESSION OF A CALIFORNIA DRIVER'S LICENSE WITHOUT RESTRICTIONS, OTHER THAN REQUIRED EYEGLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES AND POSSESSION OF A CURRENT LETTER OF CLEARANCE ISSUED BY THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE THAT CERTIFIES THE RIGHT TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM.

Associate Degree Applicable

CRMJUS 070  5.5 Units  
Basic Dispatcher's Course  

Lecture: 90 contact hours
Lab: 30 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process and READ 015.

This course covers basic training for new dispatchers. Topics include but are not limited to professional orientation and ethics, criminal justice system, interpersonal communication, telephone technology and domestic violence. This course satisfies Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) requirements for basic training of public safety dispatchers.

Associate Degree Applicable