The criminal justice system is as complicated as it is interesting. From governmental changes to the role of police, more and more people are expressing interest in learning about the many facets of the criminal justice system.
Stratford's Criminal Justice course offers a thorough introduction into the world of government, law enforcement, corrections, criminal procedure and more.
Whether you have an interest in pursuing a career in criminal justice, would like a refresher course, or want to learn something new, Stratford's detailed course can help you get started.
With the convenience to study at home on your own time, you can read and take exams when it is easiest for you.
American Government Early History of Our Government
The Three Branches of the Federal Government
The Roles of the State and Local Governments
An Overview of Our System as a Democracy
Issues such as Defense and Taxation
Our Government in Action
Investigation and Law Enforcement History of Law Enforcement
The Criminal Justice System
The Crime Scene
Types of Evidence and Their Usefulness
Principles of Interrogation
Criminal Procedure Court Systems in the United States
The Anatomy of a Criminal Prosecution
Elements of a Crime
Victims of Crime
Criminal Trials and Evidence
The First Amendment
Essentials of Criminal Justice Part 1 Crime and Criminal Justice
The Nature of Crime and Victimization
Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure
Police in Society: History and Organization
The Police: Role and Function
Issues in Policing: Professional, Social, and Legal
Essentials of Criminal Justice Part 2 Courts, Prosecution, and the Defense
Pretrial and Trial Procedures
Punishment and Sentencing
Community Sentences: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, and Restorative Justice
Corrections: History, Institutions, and Populations
Prison Life: Living In and Leaving Prison
Juvenile Justice in the Twenty-First Century
Crime and Justice in the New Millennium
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.