Criminal Justice

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE – #8702/#8703

ABOUT:

  • One-year program to prepare students for many of the exciting, challenging, and rewarding careers in the criminal justice field
  • Exposure to high energy and high-tech environments filled with constant challenges and service commitments
  • Local, state, federal, and private sector industry professionals provide classroom presentations and hands-on opportunities
  • Earn six dual enrollment credits with Thomas Nelson Community College

STUDENT STUDY:
Criminal investigations     classroom
Emergency response
Search and seizure
Arrest procedures
Patrol operations
Court procedure
Juvenile Justice
Criminal Law
AED/CPR and First Aid
Corrections

PREREQUISITES: Students enrolling in this program must possess a minimum GPA of 2.0 and have successfully completed English 10 with a grade of “C” or above.
CAMPUS LOCATION: Butler Farm, Hampton and Woodside Lane, Newport News
SESSIONS: A.M. and P.M.
CLASS SIZE: 20 students
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: Skills USA
CLASS FEES:

Program Fees:
CPR/BLS $30.00
Activity  Fee $17.00
Uniform – Shirts/Pants $45.00


INSTRUCTOR: Woodside Lane:  Paula Barrows, paula.barrows@nhrec.org (757)874-4444 ext. 5541INSTRUCTOR: Butler Farm: Jeff Davis, jeff.davis@nhrec.org (757)766-1100 ext. 3387 
BIO:
United States Marine Corps and Reserves Veteran
Worked as a Jet Mechanic for the Government
Holds a BA from Hampton University and an MBA from Averett University
More than 24 years as a law enforcement professional to include Uniform Patrol, Vice Narcotics, Crime Prevention, and Property and Robbery/Homicide Investigations
Commanded Uniform Patrol Units and the Property Crimes Unit, Homeland Security Unit and Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Team
Certified as a General instructor and Crime Prevention Specialist (CPS) through the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). He served as a Hostage/Crisis Negotiator for sixteen years
Lead instructor for The Hampton Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy (HRCJTA) Hostage/Crisis Negotiation School
Served as an adjunct professor at Hampton University and Everest College.
Criminal Justice Instructor at the New Horizons CTE Butler Farm campus since August 2016

BIO:
Criminal Justice Instructor at the Woodside Lane Campus since 2016
Over thirty years of experience in law enforcement with the Illinois State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
FBI Hostage/Crisis Negotiator
Holds a B.S. from Western Illinois University, M.S. from DePaul University and a Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University
Extensive experience in violent crimes with the Illinois State Police and the FBI
FBI Instructor at Quantico, Leadership Development Unit and Behavioral Science Unit

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:File_002(3)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Police Departments
Criminal Law
Secret Service
Sheriff’s Departments
Corrections
Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)
Homeland Security
State Police
Forensic Investigations
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

BUSINESS PARTNERS:CJ_FINGERPRINT
Newport News Police Dept.
Hampton Sheriff’s Dept.
Fort Eustis Police Dept.
East Coast Polytechnic Institute (ECPI/ Criminal Justice Dept)
Newport News Juvenile Probation Dept.
Hampton Roads Regional Criminal Justice Academy
Circuit Court of Appeals Virginia ,Judge Rick Atlee

POST-SECONDARY PARTNERS:
Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC)
East Coast Polytechnic Institute (ECPI University)