The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations.  Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial process, corrections, and security services.  The criminal justice system's role within society will be explored.

Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations.  Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers and technology.

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields.  Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.


Associate Degree      Associate in Applied Science Criminal Justice Technology (A55180)

Diploma                      Not Applicable

Certficates                  Essential Law Enforcement Operations (C55180C4)

                                   Courts and the Law (C55180C5)

                                   Principles of Corrections (C55180C6)

                                   Criminal Investigations (C55180C7)

                                   Private Investigations/Loss Prevention (C55180C8)

                                   Homeland Security (C55180C9)

Criminal Justice Faculty:


Jeffrey Zack                                                                                                                                                                              Department Chair                                                                                                                                                                                910-678-0043                                                                                                                                                     

Pia Anderson                                                                                                                                                                                      Latent Evidence Program Coordinator                                                                                                                                                910-678-0145                                                                                                                                         

Michael Hawkins                                                                                                                                                                       Instructor                                                                                                                                                                                             910-678-8293                                                                                                                                         

Larry Vick                                                                                                                                                                              Instructor                                                                                                                                                                                                    910-678-0044                                                                                                                                             

Elizabeth Willet-Cutler                                                                                                                                                          Instructor                                                                                                                                                                                                    910-678-0071                                                                                                                                          

Mark Vecellio                                                                                                                                                                         Instructor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     910-678-0045                                                                                                                                            



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