This class will focus on the inner workings of the American Criminal Justice System and will detail how the various components work together in the pursuit of justice. Highlighted will be some of the hot-button policing issues profiled in the news and media. The class will also explore the challenges of homeland security and how local agencies and organizations prepare for current and future threats. This class will include live interactive classes, projects, research activities, and interactive discussions all designed to give the student a realistic understanding of this topic.
Teacher Tom Anderson
Time Spring Fridays 4:30pm EST
Class Duration 90 Minutes
Homework Load Approximately one hour per day
Credits ½ Social Science or Elective
Grade Range High School
Criminal Justice in America, 5th Ed.-Student Book, 208 pp. (ISBN: 978-1-886253-46-9