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Criminal Justice


East San Gabriel Valley ROP/TC

1501 Del Norte Street, West Covina, CA  91790


8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Monday -  Friday



Certificate Program Description

This course provides an introduction to three disciplines in public safety: Administration of Justice, Forensics, and Security Officer Training.  The Administration of Justice topics include the development, organization, and jurisdiction of the criminal justice system in addition to theories of crime, punishment, and public safety.


The discipline of Forensics is designed to give an overview of the role of forensic science and the crime laboratory analyst in the legal system.  Topics include toxicology, trace evidence, crime scene investigation, forensic photography and testing.


The Security Training discipline provides skills that are mandated for registered Security Officers.  Topics include powers to arrest, school security, firearms, weapons-of-mass-destruction, first aid and side handle baton.  All disciplines are conducted as a Public Safety Academy involving physical as well as classroom training.


Prerequisite:  Meet admissions requirements (page 9).  Pass a background check (within the first week of school), 18 years of age, possess a valid California driver’s license, and complete a Live Scan (fingerprint) clearance within 3 months of starting the program.


Required Supplies:  3 ring-binder, tab dividers, highlighters, pens, pencils, and notebook.

Technology Requirements: Flash Drive.


Student Outcomes

Upon program completion, the following student outcomes are expected:

  • Earn a certificate
  • Demonstrate the ability to seek, apply and interview for program related employment.
  • Apply for the following industry certifications: Power to Arrest, Range Safety, Side Handle Baton, Chemical Agent (Pepper Spray), CPR First Aid, School Security SB 1626, Firearms.


Program Outline

Course Number Course Title  
Classroom Clock
Lab-Clock   Classroom Credits Lab- Credits   Tuition Cost
CJ103 Policing in America and the Law 60     4     $513.00
CJ104 Forensics & Crime Scene Investigation 60     4     $513.00
CJ105 Terrorism:  International & Domestic 60     4     $513.00
CJ107 Supervision and Emergency Preparedness 60     4     $513.00
CJ108 Loss Prevention 60     4     $513.00
CJ109 Laws of Arrest/832 & Corrections 60     4     $513.00
CJ101 BSIS CA State Mandated I 60     4     $513.00
CJ102 BSIS CA State Mandated II 60     4     $513.00
CJ106 Juvenile Law Procedures 60     4     $513.00
CJ110 Community Classroom  15 60   1 2   $641.25
Total Vocational Core 555 60   37 2    
Grand Total Vocational Core 615 39 $5,258.25
          Registration Fee: $45.00
    Permit State Fees:  $130.00
    Live-Scan: $70.00
          First Aid/CPR/AED Book:  $16.00
          Total Tuition & Fees: $5,519.25
The Police in America MCGraw-Hill (9780078026546) $192.00
      Books: $192.00
          Grand Total: $5,711.25


Tuition and Fees - Security Training
Tuition and Fees - Advanced Security Officer

2015 Annual Completion Placement Licensure Report

2014 Annual Completion Placement Licensure Report

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