2012-2013 TMCC College Catalog
1.00 - 3.00
A continuation of CRJ 111 (Firearms I). Course includes: advanced range qualification, precision marksmanship, defensive measures,
counter ambush procedures, combat shooting course, robbery in progress, building searches, use of the shotgun, etc. This course may not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
Current issues and theories in relationships between the criminal justice system and the community. Transfers as an elective to UNR .
Legal Careers and Law Schools
Introduction to careers in law; preparing and applying for law school.
Legal Research and Methods
Exposure to American legal thought, methods of reasoning, and research with a focus on identifying legal issues and developing basic legal
Introduction to the process, structure and forms of legal argument and writing and citation skills.
The Juvenile Justice System
Decision-making processes, theories of delinquent behavior, court decisions and problems affecting the administration of justice during
childhood and adolescence. Transfers as an elective to UNR.
Investigative Photography I
A course covering the photographic processes and their use in police, fire and security services. An elemental knowledge of photography is
required. This course may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher
Investigative Photography II
Prerequisite: CRJ 162.
A course covering advanced investigative photographic techniques and the use of digital photography.
Introduction to Criminal Investigation
Fundamentals of investigation, crime scene search and recording; collection and presentation of physical evidence, scientific aids, sources
of information, case preparation, interviews and interrogations; follow-up.
Special Topics in Criminal Justice
0.50 - 6.00
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The class will be a variable credit of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The class may be repeated for up to six hours of credits. This course may
not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
Police in America: An Introduction
Historical development, roles, socialization and problems of police work. Transfers to UNR as CJ 211 Police in America.
Principles of Police Patrol Techniques
Identification of community problems which require prevention, suppression or control through the basic methods and techniques of police
patrol. Special attention to the responsibilities of officers in varying patrol situations such as foot beats, one-person cars, K-9 corps, and/or
tactical units. Techniques of observation and perception. Recognition of police hazards; their evaluation and proper police patrol action.
Probation and Parole
Survey of the probation and parole system of the United States through development of the present system. Shows different systems within
the United States, executive clemency, parole, rights of prisoners, probationers and parolees, treatment strategies, administrative aspects,
and correctional and professional aspects of the parole and probation officer.
Criminal Law and Procedure
Prerequisite: CRJ 101 and 102.
Integrated overview of the elements of substantive criminal law and the fundamentals concepts of due process and fairness underlying
American criminal procedures.
TMCC College Catalog 2012-2013
* This course might not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education
(NSHE). If you plan to pursue a four-year degree, check with the institution where you intend to transfer to learn whether this course will count
toward the degree you intend to seek.