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Career and Technical Education. The Criminal Justice Law Enforcement option program prepares individuals for a career in law enforcement and police work. In addition to courses concerned primarily with the activities of police on the operational level, the curriculum includes the legal, social, and philosophical basis for law enforcement. This program is applicable to both the pre- service student and the in-service officer.

Program Outcomes

  • Differentiate Constitutional Amendments.
  • Recognize the impact that significant Supreme Court rulings have on law enforcement.
  • Identify a violation of Missouri law based on a description of an action.
  • Identify legal terminology and procedures used within the criminal justice system.
  • Distinguish philosophical eras, sociological theories, and significant historic events impacting law enforcement.


Shawn Westbrooks

Shawn Westbrooks

Associate Professor, Law Enforcement



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