The program covers legal procedure, criminal law, digital crime, forensic psychology, terrorism response, substance abuse, and white-collar crime.
The program provides law enforcement professionals with the knowledge and skills required to rise to leadership positions in a law enforcement organization.
Virginia Suveiu - Dean, School of Criminal Justice
Welcome to the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at California Southern University! Our program is designed to meet the educational and professional needs of our Learners who seek professional development or career advancement. Our program prepares individuals for fulfilling and dynamic careers in law enforcement and beyond. Courses include overviews of the American criminal justice system, forms of criminal behavior, legal and criminal theory, social science and the law, victimology, and regulatory issues, in addition to substantive areas of law such as family, criminal, environmental, immigration, procedural, and constitutional.
Jacqueline Seabrooks, Chief of the Santa Monica Police Department, isn’t comfortable with the label “trailblazer.” It’s a trite term, clichéd, and Chief Seabrooks likes to deflect personal accolades, preferring to give credit to the department she leads.Read More
In this presentation, Dr. Joshua Taylor outlines common psychological issues facing veterans from the various military branches, exploring commonalities and differences among them. He begins by addressing the thinking, feeling and behaving aspects of military functioning and military life.Read More
Sergeant Steve Cogger has worked for the same Chicago-area police agency since 1990. In his 24-year career, he has performed a wide variety of law enforcement functions, from crime scene technician to detective to administrator, among many others. His first love, however, is patrol work...Read More