Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AJ 138 - Criminal Justice System Reports And Communications (3)

  • Prerequisite or Corequisite: AJ 101

This course will introduce the student to the methods of producing accurate, concise and detailed reports, the processing and the study of communications common to the administration of justice practitioner. This course will involve critical thinking and evaluative writing.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AJ 138, the student will be able to:

  • Gather and record pertinent information through observations and interviews. Understand and apply viable communication techniques.
  • Organize information into an understandable and chronological format.
  • Understand the importance of ethics in criminal justice report writing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write quality criminal justice reports utilizing the four C's of report writing.
  • Understand and apply the four steps of proofreading.

Back to Main List