Administration of Justice Certificate

PROGRAM CODE: 2C08437

The Administration of Justice Certificate Program is commonly referred to as the Police Academy. Consisting of approximately 1100 hours of instruction, the basic extended course is delivered over a 38-week period, as an alternative to a full-time basic academy. This certificate requires the completion of 52 units from the courses listed below with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Required Courses (52 units):
AJ 059AF Basic Police Academy, Extended Format I26
AJ 059BF Basic Police Academy, Extended Format II26
Total Units52

Outcome 1: Demonstrate basic competency in core law enforcement job knowledge/skill areas, including criminal law and procedure, investigations, police operations, and community-centered policing.

Outcome 2: Assess the importance of ethics and ethical shy;decision-making at all levels and processes within the criminal justice system.

Outcome 3: Apply legal definitions, tactical field concepts, and investigative principles covered in the POST Learning Domains to law enforcement.