The Administration of Justice (ADJ) Program at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College announces the schedule of classes for spring, 2013. Successful completion of these classes will fulfill requirements for the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Administration of Justice, AAS degree in Administration of Justice with Specialization in Forensic Science, Law Enforcement Certificate, Forensic Science Certificate, and / or the Career Studies Certificate (CSC) in Private Security Services. The spring 2013 semester begins the week of January 7.
“Criminal Law, Evidence and Procedure II” (ADJ-212, 3 credits) will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 3:50 pm. “Advanced Criminal Investigation” (ADJ-237, 3 credits) will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 12:15 pm. “Techniques of Interviewing” (ADJ-240, 3 credits) will be conducted on Wednesdays from 6 to 8:50 pm. Associate Professor Gary L. Boyer, Sr., MS, CLET, PI is the instructor for all three courses.
“Forensic Photography” (ADJ-173, 3 credits) will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11 to 11:50 am. Local professional photographer Chuck Almarez is the instructor.
“Juvenile Justice Systems”, (ADJ-105, 3 credits) will be conducted on Tuesdays from 6 to 8:50 pm; “Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs” (ADJ-228, 3 credits) will be conducted on Mondays from 6 to 8:50 pm. Sergeant Stanley E. Bush, Jr., of the Alleghany County Sheriff’s Office will instruct both classes.
“Introduction to Trace Evidence” (ADJ-270, 3 credits) will meet on Thursdays from 6 to 8:50 pm with instructor Anthony Brown, who is chief of the Trace Evidence Section of the Western Virginia Forensic Laboratory.
Additionally, three private security services courses will be offered for credit during the spring, 2013 semester: “Private Investigators and Detectives”, (ADJ 139, 4 credits); “Unarmed Security Officers—Duties and Responsibilities” (ADJ 152, 1 credit); and “Armed Security Officers—Duties and Responsibilities (ADJ 153, 1 credit) will be offered every other weekend, beginning in January, 2013. Associate Professor Gary L. Boyer, Sr., MS, CLET, PI, certified DCJS Private Security Services Instructor, will instruct these classes.
New students should contact Student Services at (540) 863-2820 for an application, placement testing, initial advisement and enrollment. Registration for spring is underway.
Submitted by Judy Clark