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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Instructor:  Mrs. Connie Stinson 




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About the Class

Real world applications include: Fingerprinting, Latent Print Detection, Police Reporting, Communications Skills, Use of Force Continuum Basics, how to conduct a Traffic Stop and issue various law enforcement documents.

In year two students learn the basics of Crime Scene Investigation, Evidence Handling, Evidence Packaging, Interview Techniques, Search & Seizure Basics and Courtroom Testimony, among other things. Juniors and Seniors are also eligible to take the class as a dual enrollment class through a partnership with Southwest Virginia Community College.  Students could earn up to 12 college credits while still in high school.

Only Juniors and Seniors (and Sophomores with a high English 9 grade) are eligible for Dual Enrollment Credit through the Virginia Community College System (SWCC).
Career Choices: Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, State Trooper, Conservation Officer, Campus Police Officer, Correctional Officer, Probation Officer, Private Detective, Private Security Officer, etc.
By clicking on the links below you may see the different things that students will learn while at RCCTC.  Many of our training competencies correlate with current SOL's.
Virginia CTE Competencies

Criminal Justice Year One

Criminal Justice Year Two

Class Photographs

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RCCTC Criminal Justice Links:

Southwest Virginia Community College                                                                                                         

Virginia State Police