Currently concentrates on Criminal Justice Administration and to expand into other offers as law enforcement.
The Administration of Criminal Justice is the formal social institution designed to respond to that Anti-Social Character deined as Criminal. It is a social control institution composed of interrelated parts that seek common goals of crime prevention and controls.
Crime existed since man began to live together in groups. People have since realized that respect for life and properties are essential to the survival of any society since, indeed, crime is harmful act directed towards life and property (stealing of property, killing of human beings unlawfully, etc….)
It is in this regard that his University introduces this subject as a SOCIAL CONTROL mechanism to help the state.
REEQUIREMENTS FOR THE B.A. DEGREE
1. General University Education Requirements – 64 Credits Hours
2. College Requirements (Major) – 48 Credits Hours
3. College Requirements (Minor) – 18 Credits Hours
4. College Requirements (electives) – 6 Credits Hours Total Hours – 136 Credits Hours
CJS-101 INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT CR/HRS 3 –
This introduction course exposes the students to the study of Law Enforcement , the history and introduction to contemporary policing, Courts, Corrections and its related Social institutions. The Concept of police powers is stressed/ police in democratic society
CJS-102 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE CR/HRS 3
This subject introduces you to the CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (Police, Courts, and Corrections). It shows how the system works on a broader scale after one acquires knowledge of the Police Powers “Concepts with references to other RELATED INSTITUTIONS within the system.
CJS-205 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINOLOGY CR/HRS 3-
The beginning of a SCIENTIFIC Study of CRIMINALS and Crimes. Its depths into the study of the causes of Crimes or Crime Causation Theories, Society’s Reaction to Crimes, Criminals and the penal treatment.
CJS-208 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS CR/HRS 3
At the end of this introductory subject, the student would have known how corrections came into being, its theory and how it is practiced today. It deals with PAROLE- internal parole, and related social institutions and General Hearing for “Revocation. PROBATION is also looked at in the same vein. It focuses on the components, system and concepts of Corrections and how this system is administered viz the line, support, budget, and technical services.
CJS-303 CORRECTIONAL COUNSELING CR/HRS 3
The students will learn about the philosophies, theories, concepts, and goals of correctional counseling. It will also dwell on the roles, work environments, etc. of a correctional counselor.
CJS-305 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION CR/HRS 3
The basic principles of investigative approach are studied. The collection of evidence, the preservation and how to properly obtain it from suspects, accused or criminals for prosecution will be emphasized. Procedural approach in Arrest, Search and Seizure will be fully studied. Successful Prosecution of a case is very, very important to a Professional Investigator and paramount than arrest.
CJS-307JUVENILE DELINQUENCY CR/HRS 3
It teaches students about HOW and WHY Juveniles go against the SOCIAL NORMS. The institutions that are RESPONSIBLE for Juvenile Delinquency; the THEORIES about PREVENTION/CORRECTION of delinquency, the CONTROL and the CORRECTION systems aspect, and the Juvenile Court processes or procedures will be studied.
CJS-309 LAW I-HISTORY AND LEGAL PRINCIPLES OF LAW CR/HRS 3
The history of Law will be studied. Legal Principle will be talked about and fully discussed. CJS-310 LAW II-CRIMINAL PENAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAWS CR/HRS 3-
Students will learn about CRIMINAL LAW or PENAL LAW as distinguished from CRIMINAL LAW, PROCEDURES. It is mainly concerned with the CONCEPTS of CRIME, the elements and the PUNISHMENT for the various types of crimes and the scope of CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY, SENTENCING PROCEDURE, and CONSTITUTIONAL LAW;
courts-judicial processes will be studied at length.
CJS-314 DRUG ABUSE “PREVENTION” CR/HRS 3-
The Students will learn about DRUGS in general. The difference between Drugs and substance ABUSE, drugs for medical use and what can be referred to as Drugs Abuse as it relates to solid or liquid drug abuse and the danger to the world.
CJS-403 CRIMINALISTICS CR/HRS 3 –
INSTRUMENTAL analysis as applied to CRIMINAL/CRIME will be studied by students. It will focus on the examination and comparison of biological evidence, ballistics, irearm and tool mark examination, and other evidence in criminal investigations. LABORATORY viz SCIENTIFIC APPROACH to the SOLVING OF CRIME will be studied at length.
CJS-405 COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM CR/HRS 3-
An overview and comparison of processes and Criminal Justice Systems in Western and Non Western Societies will be studied. Why a system works in some societies and why it doesn’t for other societies will also be studied.
CJS-407 POLICE ADMINISTRATION CR/HRS 3 –
The Administration of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice systems has been concerned about mainly three (3) branches; the Police, Courts and Corrections. They forgot about the other Social Institutions that help the system work. Students will however deal with one aspect of the Police Administration. They will look at the Administration itself in terms of police management, line support, budget and the technical services. Police is one of the primary support in the law enforcement and the Criminal Justice System. .
CJS-412 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE CR/HRS 3
Students will design, conduct and analyze topics in Criminal Justice Administration system. In the absence of equipment, this subject can be used as an INDEPENDENT RESEARCH on Criminal Justice topics-its problems and possible solutions. Students must be approved by the Dean of College /supervisions to take this project.
CJS -417 PRIVATE SECURITY ADMINISTRATION CR/HRS 3
Theories and philosophy of organization, Management and Administration of Security Operations Public/Private Security, the application of LAW ENFORCEMENT RESEARCH, Security powers and principles within private enterprise will be studied. The different kinds of private security measures for different kinds of private institutions are studied viz Industrial Security, Supermarket Security, Business Place security, Home/Private security, etc.. .
CJS-424 THESIS WRITING/SUPERVISION/SUPERVISORS CR/HRS 3-
Observation of and participation of daily work of a law enforcement and criminal justice institution by a student: students will be required to do observation of and participate in daily work of a Criminal Justice agency.
B.Sc., B.PA, LLB, MA, MPA.
Dean. College of Law Enforcement
and Criminal Justice
Atty. Peter G. King, BA, LLB ……………………………………………… Chairperson
DEPARTMENT OF POLICE ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING
Cllr. Jomah S. Jallah, B.Sc., LLB ………………………………………….. Chairperson
Hon. Abraham Kromah, B.Sc., MA, MA
Hon. Al Karley, B.Sc., JD
DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
Atty. Frederick L. M Gbemie, B.Sc., BA, MA, LLB ……………….. Chairperson
Mr. Marc N. Kollie, BA, (Hons.), MA
Cllr. Arthur Johnson, BA, BPA, LLB, MA
Justice Kabienh M. Ja’Neh, LLB, MA
Gbawou C. Kowu, IV., BA, LLB, MA
Dr. Blamo Kofa, BA, MA, LLB
Mr. Prince N. Neyekan, BA, MPA