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
- Registration for Spring 2014 is now underway. Many online and interactive classes are available. CRJ 140 "The Elements of Supervision" taught by Rick Mackey will be offered online. See your advisor for details.
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Criminal Justice Program Advisor and instructor
Chief of Police, Elko Police Department and Adjunct Faculty Instructor
Unit Manager, Nevada Youth Parole Bureau and Adjunct Faculty Instructor
Elko County Juvenile Probation Officer and Adjunct Faculty Instructor
For More Information, Contact
Richard Mackey: 775-753-2348, richard.mackey(a)gbcnv.edu
Tammi Cavender: 775-753-2244, tamara.cavender(a)gbcnv.edu
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