Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Instructor:

Karen Reynolds
kreynold@muskegonisd.org

Para-Professional:

Mark Lewis
mlewis@muskegonisd.org

Course Description:

First responders (law enforcement officer, firefighter, EMT, dispatcher, probation officer, park ranger, crime scene investigator) offer thousands of challenging career opportunities for students. In this course, students will get the knowledge and skills to advance into a post-secondary program. This course reviews the legal justice system and helps them develop a better understanding of state, federal, and international law. Students will also be tested for Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Assignments include a balance of lecture and lab as well as hands-on activities.


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Student Success Stories

Student Quotes:

"The teacher is extremely knowlegeable and makes students feel comfortable asking questions."
- Criminal Justice student

"I really liked that we got to experience life as a police officer, firefighter, forensic scientist, and many more related careers."
- Criminal Justice student

"I like that we have a lot of freedom here, and that our instructer is experienced in this field."
- Criminal Justice student

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Special features of the program:


Learn about criminal law, policy, and procedures in Criminal Justice.

When you enroll in this class you will find out more about important skills such as CPR, criminal investigations, firefighting techniques, report writing, supervision, team work, police tactics, handcuffing techniques, fingerprinting, and lots more!

Job shadow and internship opportunities are also available.

Qualified students may receive FREE college credit through articulation agreements with Davenport University, Ferris State University, Grand Rapids Community College, or Muskegon Community College.

Direct college credit is also available through Muskegon Community College.

View a list of program advisors:

Criminal Justice Advisory Committee