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About the Program


The purpose of GBC's Criminal Justice Program is to assist
students in the understanding of the intersection of biography
and history within social stuctures related to the criminal
justice system, as well as how to be a reflective,proficient
and active agent within these systems.

Graduates of the AAS in Criminal Justice Corrections degreee
program will have the knowledge and skills to:

*Identify and anlayze the major components of the American
criminal justice system.
*Describe and analyze the legal framework within which the
criminal justice system is embedded.
*Critically analyze factors involved in the relationships
among justice system professionals, the clientele of the
justice system, and the public.
*Describe and evaluate the historical factors affecting the
structure of the criminal justice system.
*Understand supervision theories of rehabilitation and
retribution and ther application to offenders.
*Understand and apply state and federal law to corrections
situations.

 


Announcements
  • Rick Mackey will be offering CRJ 104 "Intro to Admin of Justice" and CRJ 220 "Criminal Procedure" online and through Interactive Video this Spring. Rick will also be offering CRJ 120 "Community Relations" online. Don Zumwalt will be teaching CRJ 106 "Intro to Corrections" and CRJ 140 "Elements of Supervision online as well as CRJ 265 "Intro to Physical Evidence" in person and through Interactive Video. CRj 155 "Juvenile Justice System" will be taught online by Heather Plager-Heard. Darius Cooper will be teaching "Intro to Criminology" CRJ 270 online. Classes begin January 20th,2015.

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Program Faculty


Richard Mackey
Criminal Justice Program Advisor and instructor

Don Zumwalt
Former Chief of Police, Elko Police Department and Adjunct Faculty Instructor

Heather Plager-Heard
Unit Manager, Nevada Youth Parole Bureau and Adjunct Faculty Instructor

Kristie Tacadina
Elko County Juvenile Probation Officer and Adjunct Faculty Instructor


For More Information, Contact


Richard Mackey: 775-753-2348, richard.mackey(a)gbcnv.edu

Rachel McAnany: 775-753-2244, rachel.mcanany(a)gbcnv.edu

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