JADM - Justice Administration

JADM 3105 Law Enforcement Operations (3-0-3) 

A study of historical and contemporary law enforcement organizations, duties and operational functions as well as current issues and future trends in the administration of police services.

JADM 3106 Community Policing (3-0-3) 

A study of the theoretical, historical and comparative perspectives on policing. Critical analysis of the function of police in modern society including an examination of various forms of police behavior.

JADM 3107 Forensic Evidence (3-0-3) 

A study of the theories, procedures and techniques of modern criminal investigation. An examination of the techniques of crime scene search, collection and preservation of physical evidence and rules of evidence governing admissibility of physical evidence will be emphasized.

JADM 3108 Police & Juvenile Delinquency (3-0-3) 

An examination of the unique aspects of law enforcement interaction with juveniles and their families. Police efforts at early detection, intervention and diversion will be emphasized.

JADM 3109 Crime, Criminals & Victims (3-0-3) 

Examination of the relationships between crime trends and patterns, criminals and their decision-making processes. Particular emphasis is placed on research and current trends concerning the victim in the criminal justice system, including victim rights and compensation, and the impact of victimization on the individual.

JADM 3125 Constitutional Issues (3-0-3) 

An examination of contemporary issues confronting the criminal justice system through a critical analysis of Supreme Court decisions and the Constitution.

JADM 3126 Critical Incident Management (3-0-3) 

This course examines the theories and procedures associated with managing a crisis incident.

JADM 3127 Employment Process for Public Safety (3-0-3) 

This course examines the employment process for sworn public safety positions with emphasis toward the specifics of state and federal law affecting the hiring process in justice administration.

JADM 3128 Essential Skills for Professional Management (3-0-3) 

This course is an examination of the essential skills of successful management in justice administration, to include goal setting, strategic planning, and project management.

JADM 3129 Internal Affairs (3-0-3) 

This course focuses on the critical evaluation of major theories concerning the causes of misconduct and criminal behavior of criminal justice personnel.

JADM 3135 Managing Marginal Employees (3-0-3) 

This course provides an analysis of the relationship between difficult employees and management, including an examination of various approaches to successful resolution.

JADM 3136 Performance Appraisals and Evaluations (3-0-3) 

This course focuses on the performance management process with an emphasis on properly conducting an employee performance appraisal document, conducting the employee/supervisor interview, and creating a work plan that accurately measures the expected job performance.

JADM 4105 Correctional Institutions & Liability Issues (3-0-3) 

An examination of individual and agency liability as it relates to confinement and the correctional process as a whole.

JADM 4106 History Of Crime & Punishment (3-0-3) 

A historical study of trends in crime and punishment systems. Social, economic and other factors that influence criminality and societal responses in the United States will be emphasized.

JADM 4107 Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

A comprehensive examination of the necessary elements to organizational structure, supervision and management of modern law enforcement agencies. The relationship between the different units and agencies will be emphasized.

JADM 4108 Criminal & Deviant Behavior (3-0-3) 

Evaluation of the major theories concerning the causes of criminality and deviance. Specific categories of criminal offenders will also be examined.

JADM 4109 Advanced Substantive Law (3-0-3) 

A detailed study of the constitutional basis, historical development, statutes and recent court decisions concerning the conduct of the criminal justice system.

JADM 4125 Correctional Operations & Administration (3-0-3) 

An examination of theoretical bases and contemporary approaches to correctional administration; focus on organization, personnel management and policy formulation in both adult and juvenile facilities as well as a study of the social and political setting of correctional administration.

JADM 4126 Criminal Rehabilitative Programs (3-0-3) 

Review and analysis of rehabilitative strategies and programs used with both adult and juvenile offenders. Emphasis is on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches.

JADM 4555 Selected Topics in Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

This course will be developed and presented with the approval of Command College faculty and will address specific contemporary issues in justice administration. This course may be repeated once for credit when the topics differ.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 6 hours.

JADM 4899 Independent Study (0-0-3) 

Independent research on a topic of particular interest designed to promote skill in research, analysis and scholarly writing. Topics must be assigned in advance by the instructor. This course may be repeated with permission of the department chair for a maximum of 6 credits.

JADM 5105G Effective Leadership In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

A detailed examination of applied concepts of leadership and problem solving in law enforcement operations and administrations. Special emphasis is attached to current problems surfacing in law enforcement.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5105U Effective Leadership In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

A detailed examination of applied concepts of leadership and problem solving in law enforcement operations and administrations. Special emphasis is attached to current problems surfacing in law enforcement.

JADM 5106G Justice Administration Management (3-0-3) 

Critically examines the theories of motivation, leadership, and organization in the criminal justice context. Criminal justice administrative and management functions are studied emphasizing personnel management and organizational change.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5106U Justice Administration Management (3-0-3) 

Critically examines the theories of motivation, leadership, and organization in the criminal justice context. Criminal justice administrative and management functions are studied emphasizing personnel management and organizational change.

JADM 5107G Public Budgeting (3-0-3) 

Examination of the way different levels of government manage money and the political issues public managers face when balancing their budgets. Focus in particular on budgeting, and examine different types of budgets as well as the various ways that governments raise money.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5107U Public Budgeting (3-0-3) 

Examination of the way different levels of government manage money and the political issues public managers face when balancing their budgets. Focus in particular on budgeting, and examine different types of budgets as well as the various ways that governments raise money.

JADM 5108G Law & Criminal Justice Policy (3-0-3) 

Impact of law on police practices, court processes and corrections institutions and programs. Development, implementation and evaluation of judicial policies will be emphasized.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5108U Law & Criminal Justice Policy (3-0-3) 

Impact of law on police practices, court processes and corrections institutions and programs. Development, implementation and evaluation of judicial policies will be emphasized.

JADM 5109G Modern Policing (3-0-3) 

Analysis of police policies with particular attention to the current major problem areas from the point of view of both the administrator and the line operations officer. Integration of established scientific knowledge with practical police experience in the various areas of police functioning.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5109U Modern Policing (3-0-3) 

Analysis of police policies with particular attention to the current major problem areas from the point of view of both the administrator and the line operations officer. Integration of established scientific knowledge with practical police experience in the various areas of police functioning.

JADM 5125G Justice Administration Concepts (3-0-3) 

Basic principles and practices of administration and their applications to law enforcement. Relationship of theoretical administrative concepts and practical police problems.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5125U Justice Administration Concepts (3-0-3) 

Basic principles and practices of administration and their applications to law enforcement. Relationship of theoretical administrative concepts and practical police problems.

JADM 5126G Applied Research In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

Policy-relevant research designed to broaden program evaluation experience through assignments in evaluation planning, research design, data interpretation and analysis, and translation of findings to policy.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5126U Applied Research In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

Policy-relevant research designed to broaden program evaluation experience through assignments in evaluation planning, research design, data interpretation and analysis, and translation of findings to policy.

JADM 5127G Management In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

An examination of contemporary personnel issues with regard to the criminal justice field. Current principles, practices and programs are analyzed.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5127U Management In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

An examination of contemporary personnel issues with regard to the criminal justice field. Current principles, practices and programs are analyzed.

JADM 5128G Public Finance Administration (3-0-3) 

An introductory public finance course designed to provide supervisors and middle-managers with the fundamental elements needed to efficiently administer public funds at precinct, office or divisional level and to provide input to executive management on the agency's budget formulation process. Emphasis is placed on accounting systems, financial controls and accountability.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5128U Public Finance Administration (3-0-3) 

An introductory public finance course designed to provide supervisors and middle-managers with the fundamental elements needed to efficiently administer public funds at precinct, office or divisional level and to provide input to executive management on the agency's budget formulation process. Emphasis is placed on accounting systems, financial controls and accountability.

JADM 5129G Legal Liability In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

An extensive examination of the issues of criminal and civil liability and related concerns facing law enforcement managers today. Application of federal and state statutes, Constitutional precepts, applicable court decisions, rules and regulations, and departmental policies and procedures will be presented and analyzed.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5129U Legal Liability In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

An extensive examination of the issues of criminal and civil liability and related concerns facing law enforcement managers today. Application of federal and state statutes, Constitutional precepts, applicable court decisions, rules and regulations, and departmental policies and procedures will be presented and analyzed.

JADM 5135G Professionalism And Ethics In Criminal Justice (3-0-3) 

The study of theories and practices in areas of legality, morality, values and ethics as they pertain to criminal justice. Included will be such topics as police corruption, brutality and methods of dealing with such practices, as well as the concept of professional conduct.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5135U Professionalism And Ethics In Criminal Justice (3-0-3) 

The study of theories and practices in areas of legality, morality, values and ethics as they pertain to criminal justice. Included will be such topics as police corruption, brutality and methods of dealing with such practices, as well as the concept of professional conduct.

JADM 5555G Selected Topics In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

Current issues in justice administration and related topics will be examined in class and in conference presentations. This course may be repeated with permission of the department chair for a maximum of 6 semester hours.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 2 times or 9 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 5555U Selected Topics In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

Current issues in justice administration and related topics will be examined in class and in conference presentations. This course may be repeated with permission of the department chair for a maximum of 6 semester hours.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 2 times or 9 hours.

JADM 7106 Criminal & Environmental Behavioral Issues (3-0-3) 

Critical evaluation of major theories concerning the causes of crime and an examination of specific categories of criminal offenders that focuses on the individual who violates social and legal norms and the consequences for both the individual and society.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 7107 Community & Justice Relations (3-0-3) 

Analysis of the relationship and responsibilities of the criminal justice agencies to problems of social change and conflict between groups and individuals in the community. Interaction of government, media and citizen groups will be discussed.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 7108 Legal Issues In Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

An examination of fundamental issues confronting the management of different criminal justice organizations through a critical analysis of Supreme Court decisions and the Constitution.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 7109 Law & Socialization (3-0-3) 

A study of the creation and application of law, the activities of deviance control agencies and the concept of deterrence.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 7125 Employment Law & Justice Administration (3-0-3) 

A study of civil rights and public employment law as it relates to justice administrators.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 7126 Comparative Administration (3-0-3) 

A study of structures, procedures and processes of justice administration in contrasting social, cultural and political environments.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

JADM 7899 Independent Study (0-0-3) 

Independent research on a topic of particular interest designed to promote skill in research, analysis and scholarly writing. Topics must be assigned in advance by the instructor. This course may be repeated with permission of the department chair for a maximum of 6 credits.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.